Energy, Society & Environment: Technology for a Sustainable Future

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a
accidents 6 , 27 , 39 , 41 , 53 , 64 , 93 , 95-103 , 111 , 117 , 120 , 122-3
acid emissions 5 , 28 , 60 , 63 , 78 , 146 , 147 , 323
acute radiation sickness (ARS) 97
agriculture 78 , 145 , 165 , 202 , 211 , 294
air quality 5 , 28
Amoco Cadiz accident (1979) 6
animal dung/manure 130 , 146
AquaEnergy 140 , 141
aquifers 79 , 183
Australia 38 , 130 , 132 , 138 , 140 , 173-4 , 257
Austria 161 , 165 , 202 , 203
aviation 75-6 , 86 , 117

b
Bangladesh 31
batteries 284
Beckerman, Wilfred 253
Belgium 103 , 137 , 161
BIG-STIG technology 145
biodiversity 30 , 58 , 64 , 145
biofuels 144 , 149 , 156 , 165 , 178 , 291 , 292 , 293
biomass 57 , 58 , 63 , 78 , 88 , 144 , 146-9 , 151 , 154 , 161 , 165 , 172 , 293 , 323
Boeing Corporation 75-6 , 199
Brazil 24 , 27 , 144 , 293
British Energy 122 , 124 , 210
British Nuclear Fuels Ltd (BNFL) 96 , 97 , 117 , 121 , 122 , 126 , 227
British Nuclear Industry Forum 122
British Wind Energy Association (BWEA) 137 , 228 , 229 , 231 , 232 , 245
Bruntland Commission (1987) 7 , 18
building design 53 , 81-4 , 131-2 , 133 , 184 , 212
Bush, George W. 38 , 84 , 124 , 126 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 277

c
Cameroon 79
Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales 222 , 224
Canada 82 , 112 , 140 , 143 , 174 , 182
capitalism 8 , 9 , 14
carbon dioxide:
carbon accounting 62-4 ;
carbon sinks 30 , 35 ;
concentrations 34 , 35 ;
costs 29 , 36 , 60 ;
current trends 29-30 , 268 ;
fossil fuels xxi , 4 , 5 , 28-30 ;
measurement 22 ;
rate of release 50 ;
re-aforestation 30 ;
sequestration 50 , 78 , 79 , 87 , 183 , 189 ;
storage 29 , 30 , 78-9 , 183 ;
sudden releases 79
carbon taxes 43 , 124
carbon trading 63
Carter, James Earl (Jimmy) 109 , 166
catalytic converters xxi , 74 , 76
Central and Eastern European Countries 78 , 103 , 125-6 , 165
Cheney, Dick 118 , 126
Chernobyl accident (1986) 39 , 41 , 96 , 97-9 , 101 , 103 , 117
China 38 , 39 , 103 , 105 , 143 , 151 , 155 , 172-3 , 174 , 275
chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) 31 , 73 , 309
Clarke, Alexi 54 , 55 , 245
Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) 124-5 , 270
clean up xxi , 12 , 70 , 117 , 121 , 124 , 126 , 261
cleaner technologies 16-17 , 53 , 71 , 260-1 , 271
climate change 5 , 22 , 31-8 , 62 , 63 , 107 , 166
Clinton, William Jefferson (Bill) 166 , 167
coal:
brown coal 269 ;
emissions 28 , 60 , 62 , 99 , 108 ;
industrial revolution 25-6 ;
mtce 21 , 22 ;
power stations 24 ,

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