Energy and Resources

  title={Energy and Resources},
  author={Bent S�rensen},
  pages={255 - 260}
Two possible futures for the industrial world may be distinguished: (i) Large amounts of low-cost energy become available and the more energy-intensive methods for extracting resources from lowergrade deposits continue to sustain industrial expansion until either the environmental impact becomes unacceptable or ultimate limits, such as climate disruptions, put an end to such growth. (ii) The cost of nonrenewable energy resources continue to rise, but a fixed amount of energy from continuous… Expand


Rangi, report from the 1973 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Region of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, PNW 73-303
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The final 1974 data are not available as of this writing, but preliminary statements indicate a drop in total energy consumption of at least 10 percent relative to
  • 1968
Teknisk Forlag, Copenhagen, 1974), according to the method of N. Robinson [Solar Radiation
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Denmark's Statistical Department
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Communication from the Wind Energy Committee
  • Danish Academy of Technical Sciences
Data from the report of the Wind Power Committee, Association of Danish Power Stations, Copenhagen, 1962, combined with industrial price indices