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FROM VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4, APRIL 1993

BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
ENERGY POLICY & TECHNOLOGY


Item #d93apr65

Climate Change and Energy Policy, L. Rosen, R. Glasser, Eds., 564 pp., 1992, $55 (Amer. Inst. Phys.).

Contains over 50 papers representing 15 countries from a conference on mitigating global climate change through improved production and use of energy (Los Alamos Natl. Lab., Oct. 1991). Applies scientific, technological, economic, sociological and policy expertise to topics such as policy implications of scientific uncertainty, strategies adopted in Britain, Canada and the Netherlands, and the integration of research on climate change and on energy policy.


Item #d93apr66

Energy-Efficient Motor Systems: A Handbook on Technology, Program and Policy Opportunities, S. Nadel, M. Shepard et al., 379 pp., revised 1992, $27 (ACEEE).

Written by an interdisciplinary team of engineers, energy analysts and program planners in language understandable to nonengineers. Outlines technical and management approaches for increasing motor and motor system efficiency.


Item #d93apr67

Regulatory Incentives for Demand-Side Management, S.M. Nadel, M.W. Reid, D.R. Wolcott, Eds., 302 pp., 1992, $28 (ACEEE).

Copublished with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. Has contributions from over 20 nationally recognized experts who are shaping regulatory incentives across the country.


Item #d93apr68

1992 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, M.A. Piette, R.G. Pratt, Conf. Cochairs, 11 vols., $160 (ACEEE).

Contains 285 peer-reviewed papers concerning the growing role of energy efficiency in our changing economic and political environment. Topics include commercial and residential design and performance; human dimensions of energy use; integrated resource planning; and utility, governmental, nonprofit and private programs and their evaluation.


Item #d93apr69

Renewable Energy: Sources for Fuels and Electricity, T.B. Johansson, H. Kelly et al., Eds., 1,160 pp., 1992, $68 cloth/$36 paper (Island).

Called by the publisher the most comprehensive reference work on alternative energy ever published. Contains detailed evaluations of performance, cost, market potential and environmental impacts of various technologies.


Item #d93apr70

International Symposium on Environmentally Sound Energy Technologies and their Transfer to Developing Countries and European Economies in Transition (Milan, Italy, Oct. 1991), 1991 (ENI).

Papers examine approaches for reducing CO2 emissions in the energy sector, and obstacles to diffusing environmentally sound energy technologies.


Item #d93apr71

Solar Hydrogen Energy: The Power to Save the Earth, J. O'M. Bockris, T.N. Veziroglu, 147 pp., 1991, £7 (MacDonald Optima, London).

Examines the negative environmental consequences of fossil fuel combustion, then discusses nuclear and, to a greater extent, solar energy as the only two noncarbon energy sources. Rev. by M.V.C. Sastri, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 17, pp. 65-66.

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