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Economics And The Environment: A Materials Balance Approach

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This monograph length report, first published in 1970, originated from a program of research at Resources for the Future that dealt with the management of residuals and of environmental quality. It presents some of the broad concepts that the program was based on…
Information, Entropy, And Progress: A New Evolutionary Paradigm

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Market: Those in economics, especially thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, cybernetics, information theory, resource use, and evolutionary economic behavior. This book presents an innovative and challenging look at evolution on several scales, from the earth…
Crossing The Energy Divide: Moving From Fossil Fuel Dependence To A Clean-energy Future (paperback)

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If we continue our highly inefficient, dangerous energy usage, we’re headed for both economic and environmental catastrophe. However, the hard truth is that alternative fuels can’t fully replace fossil fuels for decades. What’s more, new…
Economics And The Environment: A Materials Balance Approach
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|May 7, 2015

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This monograph length report, first published in 1970, originated from a program of research at Resources for the Future that dealt with the management of residuals and of environmental quality. It presents some of the broad concepts that the program was based on…
The Bubble Economy: Is Sustainable Growth Possible?

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Why the global economy has become increasingly unstable, and how financial "de-carbonization" could break the pattern of bubble-driven wealth destruction. The global economy has become increasingly, perhaps chronically, unstable. Since 2008, we have heard about…
Computer Integrated Manufacturing: Volume I: Revolution in Progress
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|January 16, 2013

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Motivation of the Study CIM is an abbreviation for Computer Integrated Manufacturing (see Sec­ tion 1. 4, Chapter 1). It is an acronym that has become fairly weIl known in recent years in manufacturing and related engineering circles, although most…
Sustainable Metals Management: Securing Our Future - Steps Towards a Closed Loop Economy

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What's in a name? What, in particular, is metals management' all about? I suspect that my ' colleagues assumed that I would have a good answer, given that the endowed Sandoz Chair I occupied from 1992 until my retirement in 2000 was entitled "Environment…
8 Major Ways to Use Today? Technology to Lower Energy Usage (and They Are Not Solar, Wind, and…

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This Element is an excerpt from Crossing the Energy Divide (ISBN: 9780137015443) by Robert U. Ayres and Edward H. Ayres. Available in print and digital formats. Finally: a coherent, integrated energy strategy based on techniques and technologies that have already…
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|March 30, 2015

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This Element is an excerpt from Crossing the Energy Divide (ISBN: 9780137015443) by Robert U. Ayres and Edward H. Ayres. Available in print and digital formats. How to reuse the enormous amounts of energy we throw away--and save a fortune along the way! The…
Partial Fuel Energy Answer for America: Electric Bikes, A

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This Element is an excerpt from Crossing the Energy Divide (ISBN: 9780137015443) by Robert U. Ayres and Edward H. Ayres. Available in print and digital formats. How electric bikes may help reshape urban transportation--slashing fuel use and carbon emissions, and…
Energy Future of Liquid Fuel: Why Corn Ethanol Is a Fuel's Errand, The

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This Element is an excerpt from Crossing the Energy Divide (ISBN: 9780137015443) by Robert U. Ayres and Edward H. Ayres. Available in print and digital formats. Why biofuels won’t work--except for gigantic agribusinesses and their lobbyists. If the entire U.S.…