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Health and Energy Use

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195135589
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864102 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0009
Health and Energy Use

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This chapter focuses on health and energy use. Topics discussed include human energy needs, biomass fuels, fossil fuels, hydropower, nuclear power, alternative energy sources, comparing risks, and priorities for action.

Keywords: environmental health; human energy needs; biomass; fossil fuels; hydropower; nuclear power; alternative energy

Chapter.  8645 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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