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AuthorFell, Hans-Josef
TitleGlobal cooling : strategies for climate protection / Hans-Josef Fell
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2012
Descript xxxi, 150 p. : ill. (some col.), map (some col.) ; 26 cm


Introduction : The purpose of this book ; Renewable energy as a jobs miracle ; Renewable energy is not an economic burden ; Renewable energy does not increase prices for energy customers ; Renewable energy as the most effective climate protection measure ; Renewable energy can grow much faster than generally assumed ; Success of biological agriculture in Germany ; The Success of green chemistry in Germany ; Poverty reduction with renewable energy and biological agriculture -- The crisis of the fossil-atomic age is accelerating dramatically : The disasters are increasing as a result of global warming ; Fossil fuel raw materials cause more than just climate problems ; Fukushima has once again revealed the uncontrollability of nuclear energy ; Global warming speeds up dramatically: Tipping points and political failure -- Low carbon: pseudo-solutions for climate protection : Carbon capture and storage (CCS) ; Nuclear energy ; Industrial, intensive agriculture ; Transport systems with more efficient use of fossil fuels ; Geoengineering -- Cooling of the Earth is possible: in some decades 330 ppm CO2 can be achieved : First pillar: zero emission ; Second pillar: carbon removal from the atmosphere -- Policy measures for cooling the Earth : The necessity and effect of state regulations to redirect global financial flows ; Demand-oriented innovation policies break the vicious circle of obstacles to innovation ; The EEG as an example of an effective State regulation to divert private cash flows into climate protection ; The permission problems ; State regulations required for effective climate protection ; Policy measures with little or nil effectiveness for climate protection -- The key role of the financial sector as political climate protection motor

Cooling power (Meteorology) Global warming Climatic changes Bioclimatology Environmental protection Environmental policy

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