Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, And Policy Implications.

Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, And Policy Implications

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0198719531
  • ISBN 13: 9780198719533


Overview

The Major Purpose Of This Book Is To Lay Out The Broad Landscape Of Global Energy Issues And How They Might Develop In Coming Decades. While There Are Considerable Uncertainties In Respect Of Some Of These Issues, Many Of The Defining Characteristics Of The Landscape Are Clear, And The Energy Policies Of All Countries Will Need To Be Broadly Consistent With These If They Are To Be Feasible And Achieve Their Objectives. The Global Energy Context / Jim Skea -- Energy Systems And Innovation / Jim Watson, Xinxin Wang, And Florian Kern -- Deepening Globalization : Economies, Trade, And Energy Systems / Gavin Bridge And Michael Bradshaw --the Global Climate Change Regime / Joanna Depledge -- The Implications Of Indirect Emissions For Climate And Energy Policy / Katy Roelich, John Barrett, And Anne Owen -- Energy Production And Ecosystem Services / Robert Holland ... [et Al.] --technical, Economic, Social, And Cultural Perspectives On Energy Demand / Charlie Wilson ... [et Al.] -- Energy Access And Development In The Twenty-first Century / Xavier Lemaire -- Improving Efficiency In Buildings : Conventional And Alternative Approaches / Kathryn B. Janda ... [et Al.] -- Challenges And Option For Sustainable Travel : Mobility, Motorisation, And Vehicle Technologies / Hannah Daly, Paul E. Dodds, And Will Mcdowall -- Shipping And Aviation / Antony Evans And Tristan Smith --^ Carbon Capture And Storage / Jim Watson And Cameron Jones -- Fossil Fuels : Reserves, Costs Curves, Production, And Consumption / Michael Bradshaw ... [et Al.] -- Unconventional Fossil Fuels And Technological Change / Michael Bradshaw ... [et Al.] -- The Geopolitical Economy Of A Globalizing Gas Market / Michael Bradshaw, Joseph Ditton, And Gavin Bridge -- Nuclear Power After Fukushima : Prospects And Implications / Markku Lehtonen And Mari Martiskainen -- Bioenergy Resources / Raphael Slade And Ausilio Bauen -- Solar Energy : An Untapped Growing Potential? / Chiara Candelise -- Water : Ocean Energy And Hydro / Laura Finlay ... [et Al.] -- Global Wind Power Developments And Prospects / Will Mcdowall And Andrew Zp Smith -- Network Infrastructure And Energy Storage For Low-carbon Energy Systems / Paul E. Dodds And Birgit Fais -- Metals For The Low-carbon Energy System / Jamie Speirs And Katy Roelich --^ Electricity Market And Their Regulatory Systems For A Sustainable Future / Catherine Mitchell -- Global Scenarios Of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction / Christophe Mcglade .... [et Al.] -- Energy And Ecosystem Service Impacts / Eleni Papthanasopoulou ... [et Al.]. Edited By Paul Ekins, Michael Bradshaw And Jim Watson. Includes Bibliographical References And Index.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Language: Eng English
  • Format: print
  • Edition: 1
  • Dimensions: xxiii, 589 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Pages: 528
  • Date Published: 2015
  • Authors: Ekins, Paul, Bradshaw, Michael J., Watson, Jim