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Sustainable fossil fuels : the unusual suspect in the quest for clean and enduring energy / Mark Jaccard.

by Jaccard, Mark Kenneth.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, U. K. ; New York, N. Y. : Cambridge University Press, [c2005]Description: xvi, 381p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521679796.Subject(s): Fossil fuels -- Environmental aspectsDDC classification: 333.82 J12 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents
Contents:
What is energy sustainability? -- Is our current energy path sustainable? -- The prospects for clean secondary energy -- The usual suspects : efficiency, nuclear and renewables -- The unusual suspect : how long can fossil fuels last, and does it matter? -- Can we use fossil fuels cleanly, and what might it cost? -- Sustainable energy choices : comparing the options -- Sustainable energy policy : how do we get there? -- Broadening the definition : is sustainable energy sustainable?

Includes bibliographical references (p. 328-348) and index.

What is energy sustainability? -- Is our current energy path sustainable? -- The prospects for clean secondary energy -- The usual suspects : efficiency, nuclear and renewables -- The unusual suspect : how long can fossil fuels last, and does it matter? -- Can we use fossil fuels cleanly, and what might it cost? -- Sustainable energy choices : comparing the options -- Sustainable energy policy : how do we get there? -- Broadening the definition : is sustainable energy sustainable?

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