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.
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(235mm x 153mm x 23mm)
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Author Biography - Mark Diesendorf
Dr Mark Diesendorf teaches in the Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of New South Wales and is the director of a company that does consulting and training on various aspects of ecologically sustainable development. Diesendorf has been Professor of Environmental Science at the UTS; a principal research scientist with the CSIRO; Vice-President of the Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics; Vice-President of the appropriate technology association APACE; and a committee member of the Australia and New Zealand Solar Energy Society. He is co-editor with Clive Hamilton and principal author of Human Ecology, Human Economy: Ideas for an Ecologically Sustainable Society, and co-author of the scenario study A Clean Energy Future for Australia.