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Zero-Carbon Energy Kyoto 2009

  • Takeshi Yao

Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Plenary and Invited Papers

  3. Contributed Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. Taro Sonobe, Mahmoud Bakr, Kyohei Yoshida, Kan Hachiya, Toshiteru Kii, Hideaki Ohgaki
      Pages 46-52
    3. Masatora Fukuda, Fong Fong Liew, Shun Nakano, Takashi Morii
      Pages 53-57
    4. Yoshinobu Yamamoto, Tomoaki Kunugi, Feng-Chen Li
      Pages 58-64
    5. Jae-Yong Lim, Cheol Ho Pyeon, Tsuyoshi Misawa, Seiji Shiroya
      Pages 65-70
  4. International Summer School on Energy Science for Young Generations (ISSES-YGN)

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Scenario Planning and Socio-economic Energy Research

    3. Renewable Energy Research and CO2 Reduction Research

      1. Ayumi Sumino, Toshikazu Takeuchi, Masaharu Kondo, Takehisa Dewa, Hideki Hashimoto, Alastair T. Gardiner et al.
        Pages 121-128
      2. Yoshito Takeuchi, Hongmei Li, Shingo Ito, Masaharu Kondo, Shuichi Ishigure, Kotaro Kuzuya et al.
        Pages 129-134
      3. Yusaku Nishimura, Toshiyuki Nohira, Rika Hagiwara
        Pages 135-140
      4. Mohammad Lutfur Rahman, Yasuyuki Shirai
        Pages 141-150
      5. Seiji Matsuoka, Haruo Kawamoto, Shiro Saka
        Pages 156-160
      6. Kazumichi Yoshii, Godai Miyaji, Kenzo Miyazaki
        Pages 161-165
      7. Natthanon Phaiboonsilpa, Xin Lu, Kazuchika Yamauchi, Shiro Saka
        Pages 166-170
      8. Jiayu Xin, Shiro Saka
        Pages 171-175
      9. Shun Nakano, Masatora Fukuda, Kazuki Tainaka, Takashi Morii
        Pages 176-180
      10. Fong Fong Liew, Masatora Fukuda, Takashi Morii
        Pages 181-185
      11. Katsuhiko Matsumoto, Yoshio Saito, Isao Saito, Takashi Morii
        Pages 186-190
      12. Motohiro Yuasa, Hiromi Nakano, Mamoru Mabuchi
        Pages 191-194
      13. Mahmoud Bakr, Kyohei Yoshida, Keisuke Higashimura, Satoshi Ueda, Ryota Kinjo, Heishun Zen et al.
        Pages 202-210
      14. Kosuke O. Hara, Eiji Yamasue, Hideyuki Okumura, Keiichi N. Ishihara
        Pages 211-215
      15. Dong-Ha Jang, Hyun-Min Shim, Hyung-Taek Kim
        Pages 216-221
      16. Eunju Min, Suduk Kim
        Pages 229-233
    4. Advanced Nuclear Energy Research

About these proceedings

Introduction

Emissions of CO2 have come to be regarded as the main factor in climate change in recent years, and how to control them has become a pressing issue. The problem cannot simply be labeled a technological one, however, because it is deeply involved with social and economic issues. Since 2008, the Global Center of Excellence (COE) program titled “Energy Science in the Age of Global Warming—Toward a CO2 Zero-Emission Energy System” has been held at Kyoto University, Japan. The program aims to establish an international education and research platform to foster educators, researchers, and policy makers who can develop technologies and propose policies toward a zero-emission society by the year 2100. Setting out a zero-emission technology roadmap, Global COE promotes socioeconomic studies of energy, the study of new technologies for renewable energies, and research in advanced nuclear energy. A compilation of the lectures and presentations from the first symposium of Global COE held at Kyoto University, this book is intended to provide the impetus for the establishment of low carbon energy science to bring about harmony between mankind and the environment.

Keywords

Global warming ITC Tide biodiesel climate change photosynthesis solar energy wind

Editors and affiliations

  • Takeshi Yao
    • 1
  1. 1.Professor of the Graduate School of Energy ScienceKyoto University Steering Committee of GCOE Unit for Energy Science Education Yoshida-honmachiSakyo-kuJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-99779-5
  • Copyright Information Springer Japan 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Tokyo
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-4-431-99778-8
  • Online ISBN 978-4-431-99779-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-3529
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