Energies

Understanding the issues

by Paul Mathis (writer)
Collection: Hors Collection
august 2011
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160 x 240 format 262 pages In stock
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Media and politicians alike are spending more and more time on debating the question of energy. It affects a wide variety of fields, like climate change, "end of oil", transport, carbon tax, wind turbines, nuclear energy, everyday life, etc. These issues are raised in France and throughout the world, in a context of major inequalities between countries in accessing energy and very serious uncertainties. They give rise to major controversies and the 2050 goal of dividing our greenhouse gas emissions by four is going to occupy political and economic players for several decades. This book emphasises that problems should be addressed in concrete fashion, taking into account requirements and resources based on local situations and needs. A single solution does not exist as the energies complement each other. The author is addressing a wide, cultivated audience and provides information on the energies, their place in modern societies and the problems they raise for the future. It pricks the reader's curiosity and urges him to resist simplistic arguments, media pressure and publicity. He will thus learn to act as an enlightened citizen not giving way to irrational fears.

Dédicace

 

Préface

 

Introduction : indispensable énergie !

 

Le vivant et l’énergie : la grande histoire de l’énergie sur Terre

 

Qu’est-ce que l’énergie ?

 

Énergies : aperçu global

 

Les combustibles fossiles : essentiels, mais quel est leur avenir ?

 

Énergie, gaz à effet de serre et climat : un enjeu considérable

 

Économies d’énergie : le retour au Moyen Âge ?

 

La fée électricité : toujours plus, mais pas pour tous !

 

L’énergie nucléaire

 

Énergies renouvelables : de quoi s’agit-il ?

 

Produire selon les besoins et distribuer l’électricité

 

Produire et utiliser la chaleur

 

Quelles énergies pour les transports ?

 

La biomasse : quels usages, quel potentiel ?

 

Pour le futur, des percées technologiques ?

 

Énergie : les choix politiques

 

Conclusions

 

Références

 

Abréviations

 

Symboles, unités, équivalences

 

Index

Energy, Driving Progress? 120 Keys to Understanding the Energies

Book 19,00 €

Paul Mathis

Marine renewable energies Prospective Foresight Study for 2030

Book 50,70 €

Collectif

Useful garden critters A guide to biocontrol

Book 16,00 €

Vincent Albouy

La panification au levain naturel Glossaire des savoirs

Book 19,00 €

La saga du sucre Entre douceur et amertume

Book 28,00 €

Joseph Garnotel

Eating healthily and sustainably From our plate to the planet

Book 18,00 €

Denis Lairon

Making surface water drinkable in West Africa Technical solutions adapted from the experience of the Senegal River valley

Book 19,00 €

Khadim Diop , Frédéric Naulet , Ana Sanchez Riquelme, Mathieu Le Corre , Saskia Achouline

Métamorphose du monde rural Agriculture et agriculteurs dans la France actuelle

Book 20,00 €

Hervé Le Bras, Bertrand Schmitt

Biofilms The life of microbes in society

Book 16,00 €

Romain Briandet, Murielle Naïtali

Quelles agricultures irriguées demain ? Pour des projets d'irrigation durable

Book 29,00 €

Biomass A rich and powerful history

Book 49,00 €

Benoit Daviron

West African trees, shrubs and lianas Nouvelle édition 2018

Book 85,00 €

Michel Arbonnier

Agrarian systems and climate change in the South Pathways to adaptation

Book 39,00 €

Guide to Soil Testing revised and expanded 3rd edition

Book 35,00 €

Denis Baize

Language(s): French

Publisher: Éditions Quae

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Hors Collection

Published: 30 august 2011

Reference Book: 02266

Reference eBook [ePub]: 02266EPB

Reference eBook [PDF]: 02266NUM

EAN13 Book: 9782759216536

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759217366

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759216543

Interior: Two-colour

Format (in mm) Book: 160 x 240

Pages count Book: 262

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 262

Weight (in grammes): 495 (Book)

Size: 5,1 Mo (ePub), 28 Mo (PDF)

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