Energy and the Environment: Technology, Science, and Society

SERIES EDITOR: Frank Kreith, Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado

Series ISSN: 1942-4361 (electronic) 1940-851X (print)



Nonimaging Optics in Solar Energy Nonimaging Optics in Solar Energy
Joseph OGallagher
Nonimaging optics is a subdiscipline of optics whose development over the last 35-40 years was led by scientists from the University of Chicago and other cooperating individuals and institutions. The approach provides a formalism that allows the desi...
Publication Date: 01/01/2008

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Hitting the Wall Hitting the Wall
Richard Caputo
Hitting the Wall examines the combination of two intractable energy problems of our age: the peaking of global oil production and the overloading of the atmosphere with greenhouse gases. Both emerge from the overconsumption of fossil fuels and...
Publication Date: 01/01/2008

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Global Warming and the Future of the Earth Global Warming and the Future of the Earth
Robert G. Watts
The globally averaged surface temperature of the Earth has increased during the past century by about 0.7 degrees Celsius. Most of the increase can be attributed to the greenhouse effect, the increase in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxid...
Publication Date: 01/01/2007

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