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Global Warming


Hoffert, M.I.; Caldeira, K.; Jain, A.K.; Haites, E.F.; Harveyk, L.D.D.; Potter, S.D.; Schlesinger, M.E.; Schneider, S.H.; G.WattsI, R.; Wigley, T.L.; J.Wuebbles, D., Energy implications of future stabilization of atmospheric CO2 content. Nature, 1998. 395, 881-884.

Hoffert, M.I.; Caldeira, K.; Benford, G.; Criswell, D.R.; Green, C.; Herzog, H.; Jain, A.K.; Kheshgi, H.S.; Lackner, K.S.; Lewis, J.S.; Lightfoot, H.D.; Manheimer, W.; Mankins, J.C.; Mauel, M.E.; Perkins, L.J.; Schlesinger, M.E.; Volk, T.; Wigley, T.M.L., Advanced Technology Paths to Global Climate Stability: Energy for a Greenhouse Planet. 2002. 298, 981-987.


The Path Forward for Biofuels and Biomaterials. Ragauskas, A.J.; Williams, C.K.; Davison, B.H.; Britovsek, G.; Cairney, J.; Eckert, C.A.; William J. Frederick, J.; Hallett, J.P.; Leak, D.J.; Liotta, C.L.; Mielenz, J.R.; Murphy, R.; Templer, R.; Tschaplinski, T., Science, 2006, 484-489.

Farrell, A.E.; Plevin, R.J.; Turner, B.T.; Jones, A.D.; O'Hare, M.; Kammen, D.M., Ethanol Can Contribute to Energy and Environmental Goals. Science, 2006. 311, 506-508.

Hydrogen Economy

Crabtree, G.W.; Dresselhaus, M.S.; Buchanan, M.V., The hydrogen economy. Physics Today, 2004. 57, 39-44.

Fuel Cell

Carrette, L.; Friedrich, K.A.; Stimming, U., Fuel cells: Principles, types, fuels, and applications. Chem. Phys. Chem., 2000. 1, 162-193.

Perry, M.L.; Fuller, T.F., A Historical Perspective of Fuel Cell Technology in the 20th Century. J. Electrochem. Soc., 2002. 149, S59-S67.

Burns, L.D.; McCormick, J.B.; Borroni-Bird, C.E., Vehicle of change. Scientific American, 2002. 287, 64-73.

Maynard, H.L.; Meyers, J.P., Miniature fuel cells for portable power: Design considerations and challenges. J Vac Sci Technol B, 2002. 20, 1287-1297.


Sustainability and Energy, Special Issue of Science - Table of Contents

The world's evolving energy system. Hubbert, M.K., Am. J. Phys., 1981. 49, 1007-1029.

Basic Research Needs for Solar Energy Utilization - Report of the Basic Energy Sciences Workshop, April 18-21, 2005

Coal - New York Times articles about the imporatnce of coal as a future energy resource and pollutant.

The Energy Challenge - New York Times series about the energy demand and strategies.

Nanotechnology and Environment

Nanotechnology Grand Challenge in the Environment - Research Planning Workshop Report Vision for Nanotechnology R&D in the Next Decade (May 8-9, 2003)

Nel, A.; Xia, T.; M├Ądler, L.; Li, N., Toxic Potential of Materials at the Nanolevel. Science, 2006. 311, 622-627.

Masciangioli, T.; Zhang, W.-X., Environmental technologies at the nanoscale. Environ. Sci. Technol., 2003. 35, 102A-108A.

Burgi, Birgit., Pradeep, T. "Societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology in developing countries."

U.S. EPA Nanotechnology White Paper - Final

Roco, M.C. "Nanoscale Science and Engineering: Unifying and Transforming Tools."

Kamat, Prashant V., Meisel, Dan "Nanoscience opportunities in environmental remediation."

Wiesner, M. R., Lowry, G. V., Alvarez, P., Dionysiou, D., Biswas, P. "Assessing the Risks of Manufactured Nanomaterials."

Tratnyek, P. G., Johnson, R. L. "Nanotechnologies for environmental cleanup."

Savage, N., Diallo, M.S. "Nanomaterials and water purification: Opportunities and challenges." J. of nanoparticle Research (2005) 7: 331-342, Issue 2-3, Springer 2005.

Water Purification

Ollis, D.F., Contaminant degradation in water. Heterogeneous photocatalysis degrades halogenated hydrocarbon contaminants. Environ. Sci. Technol., 1985. 19, 480-4.

Peller, J.; Wiest, O.; Kamat, P.V., Hydroxyl Radical's Role in the Remediation of a Common Herbicide, 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) -Feature Article. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2004. 108, 10925-10933.