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Energy for development : resources, technologies, environment

Author: F L Toth
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
Series: Environment & policy, v. 54.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Global development brings with it a fast-rising demand for energy whose generation is a core environmental issue. Thus energy has become the prime focus of a plethora of research initiatives as well as being a central policy concern for governments the world over. This book demonstrates that access to, and the affordability of, energy are key components in global and national efforts to alleviate poverty and foster  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F L Toth
ISBN: 9789400741621 9400741626
OCLC Number: 793521332
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 239 pages).
Contents: Part 1. International Institutions and National Decisions --
Rethinking Energy Aid Mechanisms: Three Premises / Thomas C. Schelling --
Energy: The Missing Millennium Development Goal / Abeeku Brew-Hammond --
Multilateralism and Energy for Development / Kandeh K. Yumkella --
The Possible Role of the Energy Charter in Advancing Energy for Development in Africa / André Mernier --
Resolving Mismatches in Energy Decision Making / Richard R. Cirillo --
Energy for Development: A Key to Long-Term Sustainability / Ferenc L. Toth and Maria L. Videla --
Part 2. Energy Demand --
Demography, Urbanisation and Energy Demand / Shonali Pachauri --
Development, Infrastructure and Energy: Exploring the Linkages in Latin America / Nestor Luna and Roberto Gomelsky --
Energy Efficiency for Development / Chui-Chui Flora Kan --
Externalities in the Global Energy System / Stefan Hirschberg --
Part 3. Energy Supply --
Technology and Innovation / John H. Gibbons --
Energy Resources / Hans-Holger Rogner --
Financing Power Sector Investments / Carmine Difiglio --
Financing Renewable Energy / Sujata Gupta --
Fossil Fuels and Carbon Capture and Storage / Keith Burnard and Sean McCoy --
Nuclear Energy / Jacques Bouchard --
Energy and Food Security / Faris Hasan.
Series Title: Environment & policy, v. 54.
Responsibility: Ferenc L. Toth, editor.


This book offers a unique and multifaceted collection of essays and studies about the role of energy in socioeconomic development. It provides a comprehensive overview of key issues at the nexus of  Read more...
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