15. Happy Campers: Chemists' Solutions to Energy Problems

  1. Abhik Ghosh
  1. Penelope J. Brothers

Published Online: 14 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118007099.ch15

Letters to a Young Chemist

Letters to a Young Chemist

How to Cite

Brothers, P. J. (2011) Happy Campers: Chemists' Solutions to Energy Problems, in Letters to a Young Chemist (ed A. Ghosh), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118007099.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470390436

Online ISBN: 9781118007099

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Keywords:

  • chemistry and energy, among happy campers - chemists' solutions to energy problems, question of actually converting sunlight energy to a usable form;
  • energy and materials - solutions to world's energy problems, delivered by chemists;
  • truly sustainable energy sources - solar, wind, hydro, geothermal and tidal—solar energy directly from sunlight, the most promise

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Energy: Chemists Have Solutions

  • Sunlight + Water = Hydrogen?

  • Hydrogen: A Fuel for the Future

  • A Fuel Tank When it's not for Gasoline: Hydrogen Storage

  • Suntan with a Purpose: Converting Sunlight to Electricity

  • Bringing it All Together

  • Further Reading