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Author Scheer, Hermann, 1944-2010.

Title The solar economy : renewable energy for a sustainable global future / Hermann Scheer
Published London : Earthscan, 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  333.794 Sch/Ser  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 347 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Scenario: From fossil fuels to solar power: transforming the global economy -- Pt. I. Captivity or liberation: fossil fuel and solar supply chains compared -- Ch. 1. Ensnared by fossil supply chains -- Ch. 2. Exploiting solar resources: the new political and economic freedom -- Pt. II. The pathological politics of fossil resources -- Ch. 3. The 21st century writing on the wall: the political cost of fuel and resource conflict -- Ch. 4. The distorting effects of fossil supply chains -- Ch. 5. The mythology of fossil energy -- Pt. III. Throwing off the fossil supply chains -- Ch. 6. Energy beyond the grid -- Ch. 7. The untapped wealth of solar resources -- Ch. 8. The profitability of renewable energy and resources -- Pt. IV. Towards a solar economy -- Ch. 9. Exploiting solar energy -- Ch. 10. Regionalization of the global economy through solar resources -- Ch. 11. The visible hand of the sun: blueprint for a solar world
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Translated from the German by Andrew Ketley
Subject Renewable energy sources.
Sustainable development.
Author Ketley, Andrew
ISBN 1844070751
Other Titles Solare Weltwirtschaft. English