On the eve of the much anticipated Paris Climate Conference 2015 (COP21), the premier book on Energy: Sources, Utilization, Legislation, Sustainability, Illinois as Model State was published.
The 800-page work presents various kinds of energy sources: ways to convert energy for end use; better use of energy towards conservation; energy and environmental sustainability; and legislative ways to combat climate change, which is the major consequences of high carbon economies. As a very proper model-state, the State of Illinois was chosen since it has the largest overall fossil energy reserves, including the largest strippable bituminous coal reserves; the largest user of nuclear energy in the USA and investing in all kinds of renewable energies including wind energy, solar energy, biofuels, geothermal energy and various energy storage options.
Energy was written to educate its readers about all aspects of energy – including energy sources, energy utilization, and legislation related to better use and the move towards renewable energy and sustainability. This book, serves as an educational guide to students of energy, as well as a road map for energy planners and policy makers, energy-related engineers and scientists, and citizens and community leaders, who are concerned about energy in general. In short, this book is the guideline and recipe to success for a world with zero emissions of greenhouse gases; one free of global warming.
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About the Authors:
Dr. G. A. Mansoori is a world renown authority on energy, nanotechnology and thermodynamics with over 550 publications – including ten books. He has been the organizer of numerous local and international conferences and symposia on energy. He has an outstanding record of research and consulting accomplishments, and educational activities on energy and related topics.
Dr. N. Enayati, is a consultant with chemical & energy industries. He holds degrees of BSc, MSc, and PhD in chemical engineering and worked in energy area and specifically in development of first and second generation biofuels through thermochemical and biochemical pathways.
Mr. L. B. Agyarko, is energy consultant and an instructor at Kennedy-King College, in Chicago, Illinois. He holds BSc and MSc degrees, both in chemical engineering and also collaborates in engineering research on energy projects at University of Illinois at Chicago.
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