Handbook of Sustainable Energy

Handbook of Sustainable Energy

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A”. . . was impressed by the scope of the contributions and their clarity. All appear to have been written specifically for this A’HandbookA“ and all are readily comprehensible without a large amount of assumed previous knowledge. . . a very useful source document and many of the chapters represent a good starting point for student research projects.A• A Tony Owen, Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy A”In todayA•s modern world where energy resources are increasingly scarce, climate change is a hot-button issue, and population growth continues to push the need to promote sustainable living, Handbook of Sustainable Energy is highly recommended as an absolutely invaluable contribution to graduate school libraries and the pool of literature available to professionals in the field.A• A The Midwest Book Review Major contemporary issues and debates relating to the sustainable use of energy are addressed in this far-reaching Handbook. The contributing authors discuss the ongoing debates about sustainability and energy use, energy economics, renewable energy, efficiency and climate policy. New and original chapters from leading academics cover the full spectrum of relevant research including: definitions of sustainability in energy use; consumer behaviour and energy markets; the impacts of innovation and new technologies; energy economics and climate modelling; low carbon economies and renewable energies. The authors critically engage with perspectives from developed and developing countries from both global and regional standpoints. This Handbook will make a timely and important contribution to the study of energy, climate change and climate economics, and will prove essential reading for international researchers in the fields of natural resources, climate change and energy. Students in environmental science faculties, economics departments, business schools and engineering schools will also find this important and enriching compendium insightful. Similarly, policy-makers in energy and environment ministries and international organizations will find much topical debate to engage them.King, D. (2007), Interview on The Material World, BBC Radio 4, December. ... National Economic Research Associates (NERA) (1995), a#39;Diversity and security of supply in the UK electricity marketa#39;, report to the ... Runnegar, B. (1987), a#39;Rates and modes of evolution in the Molluscaa#39;, in M. Campbell and R. May (eds), Rates anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Sustainable Energy
Author:Ibon Galarraga, M. Gonzˆlez-Eguino, Anil Markandya
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2011


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