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Global Energy Perspectives

Edited By: Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Arnulf Grübler and Alan McDonald

299 pages, 74 col figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Oct 1998 | #85021 | ISBN: 0521645697
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Hardback | Oct 1998 | #85019 | ISBN: 0521642000
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Lays out the alternatives among future fuels, technologies, efficiency gains, conservation patterns, and pollution levels, and pinpoints the key choices that are most likely to characterize the 21st century.

This is a valuable...reference source for those anxious to deepen their understanding of plausible energy trends and choices for the medium (2020) and longer (2050) terms. Joel Darmstadter, Environment


Contents

1. Introduction; 2. An overview of scenarios; 3. Global energy needs: past and present; 4. Determinants of future energy systems; 5. Energy system alternatives - six scenarios; 6. Implications; 7. Energy systems alternatives: eleven regions; 8. Conclusions; 9. Bibliography; Appendices.


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