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A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999

FROM VOLUME 5, NUMBER 7, JULY 1992

BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES


Item #d92jul136

Technologies for a Greenhouse-Constrained Society, M.A. Kuliasha, A. Zucker, K.J. Ballew, Eds., 850 pp., $85 in U.S./$102 elsewhere (Lewis).

From a conference (Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 1991) that dealt with the future roles of energy efficiency, biomass and nuclear technologies in developed and developing countries. Invited papers are presented, along with regional response sessions in which speakers from around the world made comments in the context of regional political, social, economic and technological concerns.


Item #d92jul137

Climate Change and Energy Efficiency in Industry, UNEP and Intl. Petroleum Industry Environmental Conserv. Assoc., 64 pp., 1991, no charge. For copies contact IPIECA, Monmouth House, 87-93 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UL, UK, or UNEP IE/PAC, 39-43 Quai Andrť CitroŽn, 75739 Paris Cedex 15, France.

Prepared jointly by industries and UNEP to help industrial management and government begin exploring the potential benefits of improved energy efficiency. Introduces the process of energy auditing, using brief case studies from several industries as examples. Explains the greenhouse effect and its possible consequences, and gives advice on how to implement changes needed to increase energy efficiency.


Item #d92jul138

America's Energy Choices: Investing in a Strong Economy and a Clean Environment, 124 pp., $15 (UCS). Technical appendix (280 pp.), $25.

A computer modeling study done by several environmental/energy groups showing that adoption of energy-efficiency measures and renewable sources would be worthwhile for several reasons. (Listed in Reports/General, Policy, Economics, GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE DIGEST, Dec. 1991.)


Item #d92jul139

Proceedings of the 10th study presentation meeting of Japan Society of Energy and Resources, Japanese Soc. of Energy Resour. (Osaka), 314 pp., 1991. Available in U.S. from NTIS (DE92-729087; $43). In Japanese.

Includes papers on a wide range of energy technologies: solar and wind energy, fuel cells, energy conservation approaches, ocean thermal and wave power. Proposes a global renewable energy system.

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