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Energy and nutrients in the human ecology of Hong Kong

Newcombe, Kenneth James


The input-output and end-use of extrasomatic energy use is reported for 1971. Trends in Hong Kong's energy use are examined over a period of 17 years in relation to the rapidly changing urban setting and alternative sources of energy which may be adopted in the future. Forty per cent of Hong Kong's energy input is lost in conversion processes, the end-use of energy is inefficient and potential for conservation and recycling is considerable. Upto 15% of total energy use could be...[Show more]

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Date published: 1976-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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