Energy: Concepts and Applications

Energy, Environment and Sustainability

Compensation of increasing population and technological developments requires overuse of natural resources and causes emissions in production processes that also cause global climate changes and warming as well as many natural disasters in all over the world. The deterioration in the ecosystem and atmosphere as well as decreased abundancy in our soil that feed us are main issues to be solved through the world. One way to overcome such issues is inevitably possible by creating a sustainable society, environment and development. Main source of environmental emissions and pollutants are due to use of fossil-based energy sources. Therefore, use of energy sources efficiently and transition to renewable based energy use are two of main steps for a sustainable society and environment. This section defines environmentally hazardous pollutants and emissions and discusses options for transition to sustainability by providing suggestions for clean methods and tools for transition to a sustainable future.

Prof. Dr. Erol Arcaklıoğlu, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hasan Özcan
DOI: 10.53478/TUBA.978-625-8352-00-9.ch15