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Emerging Green Technologies




ISBN 9780367361617
Published March 25, 2020 by CRC Press
208 Pages 49 B/W Illustrations

 
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Green Technology deals with using science and technology to protect the environment as well as curb the negative impacts of human involvement. The emerging green technologies, covered in this book, will propel our economy in the near future. Their development will lead to global and sustainable powers that will impact our economics, societies, cultures, and the way of life.

This book provides researchers, students, and professionals a comprehensive introduction, applications, benefits, and challenges of 15 emerging green technologies. It presents the impact of these cutting-edge technologies on our global economy and its future. The book will help a beginner to have an introductory knowledge about these emerging technologies. The main objective of the author is to provide a concise treatment that is easily digestible. It is a must-read for those graduate students or scholars who consider researching green technologies. It can also serve as a valuable resource for those business professionals who seek ways to green their processes.

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION TO GREEN TECHNOLOGIES
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Concept of Green Technology
1.3 Going Green
1.4 Examples of Green Technologies
1.5 Advantages and Disadvantages
1.6 Benefits and Challenges
1.7 Conclusion
References

2. GREEN ENERGY
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Conventional Energy
2.3 Types of Green Energy
2.4 Applications
2.5 Renewable Energy Efficiency
2.6 Benefits
2.7 Challenges
2.8 Conclusion
References

3. GREEN CHEMISTY AND ENGINEERING
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Green Chemistry Principles
3.3 Green Engineering Principles
3.4 Drivers for Green Adoption
3.5 Metrics
3.6 Applications
3.7 Benefits and Challenges
3.8 Conclusion
References

4. GREEN REVOLUTION
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Concept of Green Revolution
4.3 Characteristics of Green Revolution
4.4 Green Revolution in Emerging Economies
4.5 Impacts of the Green Revolution
4.6 Advantages
4.7 Disadvantages
4.8 Second Revolution
4.9 Conclusion
References


5. GREEN AGRICULTURE AND  FOOD
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Green Agriculture
5.3 Types of Food
5.4 Concept of Green Food
5.5 Green Food Construction
5.6 Green Food Production
5.7 Green Food Consumption
5.8 Benefits and Challenges
5.9 Conclusion
References

6. GREEN  NANOTECHNOLOGY
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Nanotechnology
6.3 Features of Green Nanotechnology
6.4 Principles of  Green Nanotechnology
6.5 Applications
6.6 Benefits and Challenges
6.7 Conclusion
References

7. GREEN IT/COMPUTING
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Pathways to Greening
7.3 Tips for Green Computing Users
7.4 Green IT/Computing Strategies
7.5 Implementing Green IT/Computing
7.6 Benefits and Challenges
7.7 Current Trends on Green IT/Computing
7.8 Conclusion
References

8. GREEN INTERNET OF THINGS
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Overview of Internet of Things
8.3 Enabling Green IOT
8.4 Applications
8.5 Benefits and Challenges
8.6 Conclusion
References

9. GREEN CLOUD COMPUTING
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Overview of Cloud Computing
9.3 Green Computing
9.4 Green Cloud
9.5 Green Data Centers
9.6 Metrics
9.7 Benefits and Challenges
9.8 Conclusion
References

10. GREEN COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Green Communications
10.3 Green Networking
10.4 Energy Saving Techniques
10.5 Applications
10.6 Green Metrics
10.7 Benefits and Challenges
10.8 Conclusion
References

11. GREEN GROWTH AND ECONOMICS
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Green Growth
11.3 Mainstream Economics
11.4 Importance of Green Economics
11.5 Objectives of Green Economics
11.6 Green Economics Principles
11.7 Economic Sectors Needing Greening
11.8 Benefits of Green  Economy
11.9 Challenges of Green Economy
11.10 Conclusion
References

12. GREEN BUSINESS
12.1 Introduction
12.2 Conventional Business
12.3 Characteristics of Green Business
12.4 Green Strategies
12.5 Building a Green Business
12.6 Benefits
12.7 Challenges
6.8 Conclusion
References

13. GREEN MARKETING AND GREENWASHING
13.1 Introduction
13.2 Conventional Marketing
13.3 Green Marketing Concept
13.4 Examples of Green Marketing
13.5 Advantages and Disadvantages of GM
13.6 Benefits and Challenges of GM
13.7 Greenwashing Concept
13.8 The Seven Sins of Greenwashing
13.9 Examples of Greenwashing
13.10 Consequences of Greenwashing
13.11 Combating Greenwashing
13.12 Challenges of Greenwashing
13.13 Conclusion
References

14. GREEN MANUFACTURING
14.1 Introduction
14.2 Traditional Manufacturing
14.3 Green Manufacturing Practices
14.4 Green Manufacturing Strategies
14.5 Motivations for Green Manufacturing
14.6 Applications of Green Manufacturing
14.7 Awareness of GM
14.8 Benefits and Challenges
14.9 Conclusion
References

15. GREEN SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
15.1 Introduction
15.2 Supply Chain
15.3 Green Supply Chain Concept
15.4 Developing Green Supply Chain
15.5 Motivations for GSC
15.6 Applications of GSC
15.7 Supply Chain Management
15.8 Green Supply Chain Management
15.9 Benefits and Challenges
15.10 Conclusion
References

16. GREEN LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION
16.1 Introduction
16.2 Logistics and Reverse Logistics
16.3 Green Logistics
16.4 Green Transportation
16.5 Conclusion
References

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Biography

Matthew N. O. Sadiku is presently a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX. "Computational Electromagnetics with MATLAB" and "Emerging Internet-based Technologies" (CRC Press, 2019). In addition to the engineering books, he has written Christian books including "Secrets of Successful Marriages," "How to Discover God’s Will for Your Life," and commentaries on all the books of the New Testament Bible. Some of his books have been translated into French, Korean, Chinese (and Chinese Long Form in Taiwan), Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.