Integrated Science & Technology Program

Global Change, Energy Issues and Regulation Policies

Editors: Saulnier, Jean Bernard, Varella, Marcelo Dias (Eds.)

  • Discusses fossil fuels and alternatives, CO2 mitigation and climate change
  • Brings together multidisciplinary knowledge on energy issues
  • Includes political aspects of carbon finance and international negotiations
  • Reflects the increasing interest in renewable energy and energy efficiency
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About this book

This book analyses the deep interaction between the world’s environmental crises, energy production, conversion and use, and global regulation policies.

 Bringing together experts from a wide range of scientific fields, it offers the reader a broad scope of knowledge on such topics as:

  • climate change and exhaustion of resources
  • the relationship between basic science and the development of sustainable energy technologies
  • the relationship between global and local environmental policies
  • the possible competition between foodstuff production and that of agro-fuels
  • urban adaptation
  • negotiations at the international level
  • financial rules 

This book invites the reader to consider the multidisciplinary aspects of these urgent energy/environmental issues.

 

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Global Change Research II: Some Keys to the Climate/Energy Crisis

    Saulnier, Jean Bernard (et al.)

    Pages 1-29

  • Greenhouse Gases and Climatic Change

    Moron, Vincent

    Pages 31-46

  • New Perspectives for Fossil Fuels: Hydrocarbons in “Unconventional” Settings

    Huc, Alain-Yves (et al.)

    Pages 47-75

  • Urban Physical Infrastructure Adaptation to Climate Change

    Bobylev, Nikolai

    Pages 77-102

  • Sustainable Nuclear Energy Helps Europe to Meet Its Energy Challenges

    Abderrahim, Hamid Aït

    Pages 103-120

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  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-9727-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Change, Energy Issues and Regulation Policies
Editors
  • Jean Bernard Saulnier
  • Marcelo Dias Varella
Series Title
Integrated Science & Technology Program
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-6661-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-6661-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-6660-0
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9727-7
Series ISSN
2211-2375
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 308
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations, 51 illustrations in colour
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