By Phil O'Keefe, Geoff O'Brien and Nicola Pearsall
is a comprehensive global overview of the immediate and medium-term
problems of energy futures and a useful summary for academics. It is
also a critical call to politicians to get moving.'
Paul Raskin, Director, Tellus Institute, USA
1. The Changing Energy Landscape
2. Cost of Energy and Scenario Planning
3. Energy and Development Planning
4. Efficiency of End-Use
5. Conventional Fuels
6. Nuclear Energy
7. Renewable Energy Resources
8. Energy Futures
Appendix 1: Global Energy Resources
Appendix 2: Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions
Appendix 3: Global Warming Potential
Appendix 4: Measurements and Conversion Tables
Appendix 5: Cost Benefit Analysis
About the Authors:
Phil O'Keefe is
Director of ETC UK, a not-for-profit development organization, and
Professor of Economic Development and Environmental Management at
Northumbria University, UK.
Dr Geoff O'Brien is a senior lecturer at Northumbria University.
Professor Nicola Pearsall is the Director of Northumbria Photovoltaics
Applications Centre (NPAC) and group leader for the Energy Systems and
Materials research group in the School of Computing, Engineering and
Information Sciences, Northumbria University.
January 2010 •
352 pages •
246 x 189mm
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