Energy, Society, and Environment: Technology for a Sustainable Future

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Index
Note that page numbers for tables are in italics and for figures in bold.
a
accidents:
nuclear 24, 29, 67, 68, 69
acid rain 25, 70
Advisory Committee on Research and Development (ACORD) 133, 134
aid 112, 196
air:
quality 5, 25, 53, 194;
transport 54
Altener support programme 110
alternative energy options 31-3
alternative technology 13, 227
Amoco Cadiz5
ancient times 22
animal dung 86, 99
anti-wind lobby 164-6
atomic bomb 65, 75
Australia 184
Austria 109

b
Bangladesh 27
BBC Radio 4162
Beckerman, W. 181
Beder, S. 205
biodiesel 97
biodiversity 98, 216, 220
biofuel 96, 97, 109, 111
biomass 44, 62;
waste 98-9
Black Forest (Germany) 25
Body Shop 210
Boeing 136
bottle banks 52
British Aerospace 136
British Energy 82
British Thermal Units (BTUs) 18
British Wind Energy Association 163, 164, 175
Broughton Energy Village 222
Bruntland Commission on Environment and Development (1987) 6
Burton, A. 159

c
Camborne (Cornwall) 137, 138
Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales 157, 159
capitalists 7
Capra, F. 227
car:
electric 53, 55;
green 53-4
carbon dioxide 4, 25, 28, 38, 53, 56, 113, 148, 183;
atmospheric concentration (1780-1988) 5;
emissions from the advanced and developing world 195;
production 26
carbon tax 32, 118-19
Carson, R. 12
Carter, J. 74
catalytic converters 53, 55
Cemmaes (mid-Wales) 156, 158
Central Statistics Office (CSO) 186

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