By Allan Mazur
Energy is on the best of the record of environmental difficulties dealing with commercial society, and is arguably the person who has been dealt with least effectively, partly simply because politicians and the general public don't realize the actual applied sciences, whereas the engineers and industrialists do not realize the societal forces during which they function. during this publication, Allan Mazur, an engineer and a sociologist, explains power applied sciences for nontechnical readers and analyses the sociology of power.
The ebook supplies an outline of power coverage in industrialised nations together with research of weather switch, the improvement of electrical energy, types of renewable power and public notion of the problems. strength is a key component of atmosphere coverage and to the workings of commercial society. This novel method of strength know-how and coverage makes the e-book a useful inter-disciplinary source for college kids throughout various topics, from environmental and engineering policy, to strength technology, public management, and environmental sociology and economics.
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