Title: Forum: energy development and environmental protection

Authors: Chin Y. Kuo

Addresses: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio 44115, USA

Abstract: The author strongly believes that economic growth and preservation of our environment can be balanced and can co-exist. The same belief applies to the issue of energy development and our healthy environment and its sustainability. Energy development should not prevail at the expense of environmental protection. Any conflict can be resolved and all associated activities should set the goal of providing benefits to the mankind.

Keywords: energy development; environmental protection; waste disposal; clean energy; alternative energy; environmental impact.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEE.2009.027986

International Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2009 Vol.1 No.4, pp.446 - 447

Published online: 24 Aug 2009 *

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