Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation

ed. by Ottmar Edenhofer & others. Cambridge Univ., dist. by Bernan & Renouf. 2012. 1076p. illus. bibliog. $200; pap. ISBN 9781107607101. $100.

The cover of "Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation" ed. by Ottmar Edenhofer, et al features a sunny sky with clouds and a long stretch of power lines running across it.


In this massive volume, the world’s leading body on climate change assesses the technological development, costs, potential, and environmental and social effects of hydropower, bioenergy, and solar, geothermal, wind, and ocean energy. Each chapter includes a detailed table of contents, an executive summary, an extensive bibliography, and many color illustrations. Readers seeking in-depth knowledge of renewable energy technologies and related issues will find this work invaluable.




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