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Renewable Good - Fossil Bad: Working Paper Series--03-01

Smith, Dean Howard (2003) Renewable Good - Fossil Bad: Working Paper Series--03-01. Working Paper. NAU W.A. Franke College of Business.


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Fossil fuels have fueled, pun intended, the amazing economic and technological growth in the developed world for the last 150 years. However, there are four serious problems stemming from the burning of fossil fuels: health concerns, visibility impairment, acid rain and global warming. As such it is necessary for the global society to begin investing in a new renewable energy age. For most of human history, society managed to support itself from the daily incoming delivery of solar radiation. More recent technological, engineering, policy and market advances are availing the development of renewable energy conversion capabilities that will enable a global modern industrial society to prosper.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Publisher’s Statement: Copyright, where appropriate, is held by the author.
ID number or DOI: 03-01
Keywords: Working paper, fossil fuels, renewable resources, energy efficiency
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
NAU Depositing Author Academic Status: Faculty/Staff
Department/Unit: The W.A. Franke College of Business
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2015 23:59
URI: http://openknowledge.nau.edu/id/eprint/1601

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