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Achieving a Sustainable Global Energy System: Identifying Possibilities Using Long-Term Energy Scenarios

By: Leo Schrattenholzer

219 pages, illus

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Nov 2004 | #148238 | ISBN: 1843769239
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NHBS Price: £77.00 $98/€92 approx

About this book

Sustainable development and global climate change have figured prominently in scientific analysis and international policymaking since the early 1990's. This book formulates technology strategies that will lead to environmentally sustainable energy systems, based on an analysis of global climate change issues using the concept of sustainable development. The authors focus on environmentally compatible, long-term technology developments within the global energy system, while also considering aspects of economic and social sustainability.


Contents

Preface Foreword 1. Sustainable Development and Climate Change 2. Methodology 3. Energy-Economy-Environment Scenarios at IIASA-ECS 4. Technology Clusters 5. A Sustainable-Development Scenario in Detail 6. Summary and Policy Implications

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