Rise and Fall of the Carbon Civilisation: Resolving Global Environmental and Resource Problems Author: Patrick Moriarty, Damon Honnery Published by Springer London ISBN: 978-1-84996-482-1 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84996-483-8
Table of Contents:
The Problems We Face
Global Climate Change
Earth’s Resources Are Finite
Uncertainty in Global Environmental and Resource Problems
Renewable Energy: Too Little, Too Late?
Nuclear Energy: The Ultimate Technological Fix?
Engineering for Greater Energy Efficiency
Getting Rid of Atmospheric Carbon: Sequestration and Air Capture
Great and Desperate Measures: Geo-engineering
The New Economy
Includes bibliographical references and index
The problems we face -- Global climate change -- Earth's resources are finite -- Uncertainty in global environmental and resource problems -- Renewable energy : too little, too late? -- Nuclear energy : the ultimate technological fix? -- Engineering for greater energy efficiency -- Getting rid of atmospheric carbon : sequestration and air capture -- Great and desperate measures : geo-engineering -- The new economy -- Conclusions