Greenhouse Solutions with Sustainable Energy
Published by University of NSW Press
2007, 432pp, ISBN 9780868409733, Paperback
Global warming is the hottest political issue of the day, and it is likely to become even more pressing over the coming years.This is a positive, proactive book that proposes a set of policies and strategies for implementing the most promising cleaner energy technologies by all spheres of government, business and community organisations. The book argues that despite being a coal- and oil-dependent country, Australia could achieve an ecologically sustainable energy system. All we need is the political will.
About the Author:
Dr Mark Diesendorf is Deputy Director of the Institute of Environmental Studies at University of New South Wales, Sydney. Previously he was Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Technology Sydney and a Principal Research Scientist in CSIRO, Australiaís national scientific research organisation. His work in community and professional groups included being President of the original Australasian Wind Energy Association, Coordinator of the Australian Conservation Foundationís Climate Change Program, President of the Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics and active membership of several other NGOs devoted to environment, health, renewable energy, appropriate technology and peace.
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