Handbook Of Climate Change Mitigation And Adaptation by Wei-Yin ChenHandbook Of Climate Change Mitigation And Adaptation by Wei-Yin Chen

Handbook Of Climate Change Mitigation And Adaptation

byWei-Yin ChenEditorToshio Suzuki, Maximilian Lackner

Hardcover | October 26, 2016

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The second edition of this important work covers additional topics of climate change mitigation and adaption strategies. It expands the scope of the first edition in the areas of mitigation and adds important new information on adaptation to climate change. Since the publication of the first edition, important new research findings have been gathered and natural events have continued to highlight the need for action.
Dr. Wei Chen is currently at the University of Mississippi, Department of Chemical Engineering. Dr. Maximilian Lackner is currently at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria. Dr. Toshio Suzuki is currently at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan.  
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Title:Handbook Of Climate Change Mitigation And AdaptationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:3331 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.03 inPublished:October 26, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319144081

ISBN - 13:9783319144085

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Climate Change Mitigation.- Evidences of Climate Change.- Life Cycle Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions.- Climate Change Legislation: Current Developments and Emerging Trends.- International Efforts to Combat Global Warming.- Ethics and Environmental Policy.- Mass Media Roles in Climate Change Mitigation.- Sustainable Development: Ecology and Economic Growth.- Emissions Trading.- Promotion of Renewables and Energy Efficiency by Politics: Case Study of the European Union.- Implications of Climate Change for the Petrochemical Industry: Mitigation Measures and Feedstock Transitions.- Venture Capital Investment and Trend in Clean Technologies.- Who Benefits from Climate Change?.- Analysis of the Co-Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation.- The Role of Aviation in Climate Change Mitigation.- The Role of the Shipping Industry in Climate Change Mitigation.- Carbon Liability.- Impacts of Climatic Changes on Biogeochemical Cycling in Terrestrial Ecosystems.- Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity.- Sea-Level Rise and Hazardous Storms: Impacts on Coasts and Estuaries.- Impacts of Climatic Changes on Water Quality and Fish Habitat in Aquatic Systems.- Climate Change and Water Resources.- Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability, and Adaptation in East Africa (EA) and South America (SA).- Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability, and Adaptation in South  Asia.- Urban Mining as a Resource-Efficient Means for Climate Change Mitigation.- Déjà vu or Something New? The Adaptation Concept in the Climate Change Literature.- Design of a Severe Climate Change Early Warning System.- Exploring Public Support for Climate Change Adaptation Policies.- State of Knowledge on Climate Change and Adaptation Activities.- An Introductory Course on Climate Change.- Reducing Personal Mobility for Climate Change Mitigation.- Bringing Global Climate Change Education to Alabama High-School Classrooms.- Climate Change: Outreaching to School Students and Teachers.- Geoengineering for Climate Stabilization.- Measuring Household Vulnerability to Climate Change.- Energy Efficiency: Comparison of Different Systems and Technologies.- Energy Efficient Design of Future Transportation Systems.- Thermal Insulation for Energy Conservation.- Thermal Energy Storage and Transport.- Solar Concentrator.- Harvesting Solar Energy Using Inexpensive and Benign Materials.- Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Using Advanced Heat Integration Techniques.- Advanced Real-Time Optimization of Power Plants for Energy Conservation and Efficiency Increase.- Mobile and Area Sources of Greenhouse Gases and Abatement Strategies.- Biomass as Feedstock.- Biochemical Conversion of Biomass to Fuels.- Thermal Conversion of Biomass.- Chemicals from Biomass.- Biochar's Applications in Climate Change Mitigation.- Wind Energy.- Wave Power.- Geothermal Energy.- Hydropower.- Nuclear Energy and Environmental Impact.- Green Chemistry and Physics of CO2.- Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions with CO2 Capture and Geological Storage.- Chemical Absorption.- CO2 Capture by Adsorption.- CO2 Capture by Membrane.- CO2 Sequestration.- CO2 Utilization Technologies.- Oxy-fuel Firing Technology for Power Generation.- Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC).- Conversion of Syngas to Fuels.- Chemical Looping Combustion.- Oxyfuel Combustion by Oxygen Transport Membranes.- Photocatalytic Water Splitting and Carbon Dioxide Reduction.- Technological Options for Reducing Non-CO2 GHG Emissions.- Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Catalytic Processes.- Integrated Systems to Reduce Global Warming.- Thermoacoustics.- Hydrogen Production.- Low-Temperature Fuel Cell Technology for Green Energy.- Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.- Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells.- Fusion Energy.

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The second edition of this important work covers additional topics of climate change mitigation and adaption strategies. It expands the scope of the first edition in the areas of mitigation and adds important new information on adaptation to climate change. Since the publication of the first edition, important new research findings have been gathered and natural events have continued to highlight the need for action.