Book 2014

The Energy-Climate Continuum

Lessons from Basic Science and History

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ISBN: 978-3-319-07919-6 (Print) 978-3-319-07920-2 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. The Problem

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-8

      What Is the Problem? Men and Joules

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      Chapter

      Pages 9-23

      A Few Must-Know

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      Chapter

      Pages 25-33

      Fossil Fuels

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      Chapter

      Pages 35-54

      ABC of Climate Science

  3. Elements of Solution

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

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      Chapter

      Pages 57-68

      Energy Storage, Carbon Sequestration, and Geoengineering

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      Chapter

      Pages 69-95

      Non-fossil Energy Sources

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      Chapter

      Pages 97-116

      Constraints and Hazards

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      Chapter

      Pages 117-122

      A Toy Model

  4. History

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Chapter

      Pages 125-130

      Why Societies are Fragile

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      Chapter

      Pages 131-140

      When Things Went Wrong

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      Chapter

      Pages 141-148

      When Things Went Right

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      Chapter

      Pages 149-152

      Conclusion

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 153-169