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Energy efficiency and sustainable consumption : the rebound effect

Author: Horace Herring; Steve Sorrell
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Energy, climate, and the environment series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book challenges conventional wisdom by showing how, in some circumstances, improved energy efficiency may increase energy consumption. Relying upon energy efficiency to reduce carbon emissions  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Horace Herring; Steve Sorrell
ISBN: 0230525342 9780230525344
OCLC Number: 232002017
Description: xiv, 266 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The evidence for direct rebound effects / Steve Sorrell --
Fuel efficiency and automobile travel in Germany : don't forget the rebound effect! / Manuel Frondel, Jörg Peters and Colin Vance --
Modelling the economy-wide rebound effect / Grant Allan [and others] --
Specifying technology for analysing rebound / Harry D. Saunders --
Energy efficiency and economic growth : the 'rebound effect' as a driver / Robert U. Ayres and Benjamin Warr --
Exploring Jevons' paradox / Steve Sorrell --
Time-use rebound effects : an activity-based view of consumption / Mikko Jalas --
Rebound and rational public policy-making / Roger Levett --
Avoiding rebound through a steady-state economy / Jørgen S. Nørgård --
Sufficiency and the rebound effect / Horace Herring.
Series Title: Energy, climate, and the environment series.
Responsibility: edited by Horace Herring and Steve Sorrell.

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