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Sustainable Fossil Fuels: The Unusual Suspect in the Quest for Clean And Enduring Energy by  Mark Jaccard - 1st - 2005 - from JWMah and Biblio.com

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Sustainable Fossil Fuels: The Unusual Suspect in the Quest for Clean And Enduring Energy

by Jaccard, Mark

Condition: As New/No Jacket


Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. (UK) First Edition No markings, as New; no Dust jacket, perhaps as published. Glossy boards, 381pp, index. This book tackles the problem of fossil fuels and the build up of CO2 in the atmostphere and presents an original perspective on how to resolve these issues. (2.3 JM FO 10/1. 1st. Hardcover. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

More and more people believe we must quickly wean ourselves from fossil fuels - oil, natural gas and coal - to save the planet from environmental catastrophe, wars and economic collapse. Professor Jaccard argues that this view is misguided. We have the technological capability to use fossil fuels without emitting climate-threatening greenhouse gases or other pollutants. The transition from conventional oil and gas to their unconventional sources including coal for producing electricity, hydrogen and cleaner-burning fuels will decrease energy dependence on politically unstable regions. In addition, our vast fossil fuel resources will be the cheapest source of clean energy for the next century and perhaps longer, which is critical for the economic and social development of the world's poorer countries. By buying time for increasing energy efficiency, developing renewable energy technologies and making nuclear power more attractive, fossil fuels will play a key role in humanity's quest for a sustainable energy system.



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