Energy for Sustainable Development

Energy for Sustainable Development
Author: Md Hasanuzzaman
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2019-06-15
ISBN 10: 0128146451
ISBN 13: 9780128146453
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energy for Sustainable Development Book Review:

Energy for Sustainable Development: Demand, Supply, Conversion and Management presents a comprehensive look at recent developments and provides guidance on energy demand, supply, analysis and forecasting of modern energy technologies for sustainable energy conversion. The book analyzes energy management techniques and the economic and environmental impact of energy usage and storage. Including modern theories and the latest technologies used in the conversion of energy for traditional fossil fuels and renewable energy sources, this book provides a valuable reference on recent innovations. Researchers, engineers and policymakers will find this book to be a comprehensive guide on modern theories and technologies for sustainable development. Uniquely covers Energy Demand, Supply, Conversion and Management in one complete reference Offers relevant information for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs on energy conversion, making it a key reference for study Includes extensive coverage that links energy conversion with efficiency and management through storage, savings, economics and environmental impact

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development
Author: Abul Kalam Azad,Subhash Sharma
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 630
Release: 2016-11-12
ISBN 10: 0128054247
ISBN 13: 9780128054246
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development Book Review:

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development: Comparisons and Contrasts of New Approaches presents information on the fundamental challenge that the energy sector faces with regard to meeting the ever growing demand for sustainable, efficient, and cleaner energy. The book compares recent developments in the field of energy technology, clean and low emission energy, and energy efficiency and environmental sustainability for industry and academia. Rasul, Azad and Sharma, along with their team of expert contributors, provide high-end research findings on relevant industry themes, including clean and sustainable energy sources and technologies, renewable energy technologies and their applications, biomass and biofuels for sustainable environment, energy system and efficiency improvement, solar thermal applications, and the environmental impacts of sustainable energy systems. This book uses global institutes and case studies to explore and analyze technological advancements alongside practical applications. This approach helps readers to develop and affirm a better understanding of the relevant concepts and solutions necessary to achieve clean energy and sustainable development in both medium and large-scale industries. Compares in-depth research on a wide range of clean technologies, from global institutes in Australia, Europe, and India Evaluates the recent developments in clean technologies against the efficiency of tried and tested applications Considers case studies on the advancements of sustainable energy into industry from around the world

Energy and Sustainable Development

Energy and Sustainable Development
Author: Quinta Nwanosike Warren
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 103
Release: 2020-12-16
ISBN 10: 1501513281
ISBN 13: 9781501513282
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energy and Sustainable Development Book Review:

The book explains what makes an energy development project sustainable. The advantages and disadvantages of all electricity sources are examined and sustainable implementation of energy projects is highlighted. A framework for determination of sustainability is presented along with examples of both sustainable and unsustainable energy development projects from the field.

Energy Policies for Sustainable Development Strategies

Energy Policies for Sustainable Development Strategies
Author: Nnaemeka Vincent Emodi
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 265
Release: 2016-05-18
ISBN 10: 9811009740
ISBN 13: 9789811009747
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energy Policies for Sustainable Development Strategies Book Review:

In this book, a number of long-term energy scenarios are developed for Nigeria considering the impact of vital factors that may influence energy policies in the country’s future energy system. The energy scenarios were developed through the Long-Range Energy Alternatives Planning System (LEAP) model. The model identified the future energy demand and supply pattern using a least-cost combination of technology options while limiting the emission of greenhouse gases. The book presents four scenarios, and key parameters considered include GDP, households, population, urbanization and the growth rates of energy-intensive sectors. Further, it highlights the findings of the cost-benefit analysis, which reveal the costs of implementing selected policies and strategies in Nigeria, including those focusing on energy efficiency and fuel/technology switching. The book also discusses the application of the LEAP-OSeMOSYS Model in order to identify lowest-cost power plants for electricity generation. Some sustainable strategies that can ensure a low carbon development in Nigeria are also explored on the basis of successful country cases in relation to the Nigerian LEAP model. As such, the book will help policy makers devise energy and sustainable strategies to achieve low carbon development in Nigeria.

The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development

The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development
Author: Donat-Peter Häder,IUCN Academy of Environmental Law. Colloquium,Adrian J. Bradbrook,Ruth Hemmersbach,Michael Lebert
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 634
Release: 2005-01-24
ISBN 10: 9780521845250
ISBN 13: 0521845254
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development Book Review:

The research focus for the IUCN Academy of Environmental Law in 2003 was a timely and challenging one, entitled 'The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development'. As contemporary world politics demonstrates, energy resources and generation are crucial issues facing the international community. As research on energy law, at the international, regional, and national level is in its infancy, the insights provided by the contributors to this 2005 volume are a significant addition to the field.

Cases on Green Energy and Sustainable Development

Cases on Green Energy and Sustainable Development
Author: Yang, Peter
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 583
Release: 2019-07-26
ISBN 10: 1522585613
ISBN 13: 9781522585619
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cases on Green Energy and Sustainable Development Book Review:

Despite the urgent need for action, there is a widespread lack of understanding of the benefits of using green energy sources for not only reducing carbon emissions and climate change, but also for growing a sustainable economy and society. Future citizens of the world face increasing sustainability issues and need to be better prepared for energy transformation and sustainable future economic development. Cases on Green Energy and Sustainable Development is a critical research book that focuses on the important role renewable energy and energy efficiency play in energy transition and sustainable development and covers economic and promotion policies of major renewable energy and energy-efficiency technologies. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as economics, energy storage, and transportation technologies, this book is ideal for environmentalists, academicians, researchers, engineers, policymakers, and students.

Energy Sustainability

Energy Sustainability
Author: Ibrahim Dincer,Azzam Abu-Rayash
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2019-09-26
ISBN 10: 0128195576
ISBN 13: 9780128195574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energy Sustainability Book Review:

Energy Sustainability is a subject with many dimensions that spans both production and utilization and how they are linked to sustainable development. More importantly, energy systems are designed, analyzed, assessed and evaluated in accordance to sustainable tools for more sustainable future. This book comprehensively covers these aspects, harmonizing them in a way that offers distinct perspectives for energy, the environment and sustainable development. In addition, it also covers concepts, systems, applications, illustrative examples and case studies that are presented to provide unique coverage for readers. Presents a holistic approach for energy domains Includes tactics on the development of sustainability models and parameters to link both energy and sustainable development Incorporates exergy tools into models and approaches for design, analysis, assessment and evaluations Includes illustrative examples and case studies with renewables and clean energy options

Sustainable Development of Energy Water and Environment Systems

Sustainable Development of Energy  Water and Environment Systems
Author: N.H. Afgan,R. Della Morte
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2004-01-01
ISBN 10: 9789058096623
ISBN 13: 9058096629
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Development of Energy Water and Environment Systems Book Review:

This work contains a collection of selected, peer-reviewed papers that were presented at the First Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, held in Dubrovnik, Croatia in 2002. This conference was focussed on the following objectives: More...to discuss sustainability concepts of energy, water and environment and their relation to global development; to analyse potential scientific and technological processes reflecting energy, water and environment exchange; to present energy, water and environment system models and their evaluation; to consider multi-criteria assessment of energy, water and environment systems by taking account of economic, social, environmental and resource use aspects. This book is interesting for (post)graduate students, scientists and professionals from mechanical, chemical and environmental disciplines who are working on sustainable development.

Sustainable Development and Innovation in the Energy Sector

Sustainable Development and Innovation in the Energy Sector
Author: Ulrich Steger,Wouter Achterberg,Kornelis Blok,Henning Bode,Walter Frenz,Michael Kost,Corinna Gather,Gerd Hanekamp,Rudi Kurz,Dieter Imboden,Matthias Jahnke,Hans G. Nutzinger,Thomas Ziesemer
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 267
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9783540231035
ISBN 13: 354023103X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Development and Innovation in the Energy Sector Book Review:

This book addresses the reality that there is no consensus on the extent to which innovations can reconcile ever-growing energy consumption, the shrinking availability of resources, and the environmental consequences of fossil-fuel energy use. The contributors explore how these conflicting scenarios could be reconciled; and how we might shape a more sustainable energy system from the existing one.

Energy Environment and Sustainable Development

Energy  Environment and Sustainable Development
Author: Mohammad Aslam Uqaili,Khanji Harijan
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2011-10-14
ISBN 10: 9783709101094
ISBN 13: 3709101093
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energy Environment and Sustainable Development Book Review:

New information and strategies for managing the energy crisis from the perspective of growing economies are presented. Numerous case studies illustrate the particular challenges that developing countries, many of which are faced with insufficient resources, encounter. As a result, many unique strategies to the problems of energy management an conservation, environmental engineering, clean technologies, biological and chemical waste treatment and waste management have been developed.

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development
Author: Naim Afgan
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2020-12-18
ISBN 10: 1000151328
ISBN 13: 9781000151329
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development Book Review:

The International Conference on New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development held in Ponta Delgada, Azores (2002), Portugal, has provided technology specialists and hardware developers with the opportunity to discuss, review and demonstrate the research directions, the design methodologies, and the production techniques leading to cost- effective energy technologies for sustainable development. This dialog provides the context for more detailed technical presentations and panel discussions on energy systems, renewable resource exploitation, and the engineering design and optimisation for minimum resource consumption. The papers included in this volume are selected from those presented at the conference reflecting to present the state-of-the-art developments in the field. The selection of papers presented in this volume has enlightened various fields of scientific and economic development which should merge efforts in the understanding of the sustainable development concept and technological implications. The book will be of particular interest to engineering practitioners, product developers, researchers, and also economists, political scientists and government administrators exploring the multifaceted relationship between renewable energy technologies and sustainable development. Keynote lectures frame the technical and policy issues confronting the sustainable development movement and enrich the dialog between various segments of the community.

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development
Author: S. A. Kale,Durai Prabhakaran Raghavalu Thirumalai,K. Prabakar
Publsiher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated
Total Pages: 265
Release: 2015-01-15
ISBN 10: 9781634634298
ISBN 13: 1634634292
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development Book Review:

Contribution of renewable energy to human life is essential for sustainable life on Earth. The renewable energy industry is growing rapidly to fulfil the energy demand of the continuously developing world and has become the focal centre of many researchers across the globe. This development should meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainable development ties together concerns for the carrying capacity of natural systems with the social challenges faced by humanity. This book is intended to highlight various aspects for applications of renewable energy and sustainability. This work is a collaborative attempt to elaborate useful technical information from many countries across the globe about the competent and effective use of renewable energy systems. This book presents theoretical and experimental analysis, case studies and models in renewable energy systems issues related to Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Bio Energy, Tidal Energy, Geothermal Energy, Fuel Cells, and Energy Storage Systems. This book also contains different considerations in order to develop products contributing to the sustainability of life.

China s Resources Energy and Sustainable Development 2020

China   s Resources  Energy and Sustainable Development  2020
Author: Tsinghua-Rio Tinto Joint Research Centre,ICCSD
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 279
Release: 2021-03-20
ISBN 10: 981336100X
ISBN 13: 9789813361003
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

China s Resources Energy and Sustainable Development 2020 Book Review:

This book explores sustainable development from the perspective of resources and energy, based on China’s practical experience and cross-disciplinary research. It focuses on major challenges, key solutions and policy recommendations, and studies and explores seven important themes of resources, energy and sustainable development, including: 1) China’s low-carbon energy transition, 2) China’s urbanization and low-carbon development, 3) China’s low-carbon action in cities, 4) China’s low-carbon power transition, 5) China’s water resources management, 6) electric vehicle development and key metal resources and 7) China’s low-carbon development of the iron & steel industry. This book contributes to a more integrated understanding of many themes and their relationships in the area of resources, energy and sustainable development and guides the related policy and management.

Science Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals

Science  Technology  and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals
Author: Ademola A. Adenle,Marian R. Chertow,Ellen H. M. Moors,David J. Pannell
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2020-07-28
ISBN 10: 019094952X
ISBN 13: 9780190949525
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Science Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals Book Review:

After the United Nations adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to "end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all," researchers and policy makers highlighted the importance of targeted investment in science, technology, and innovation (STI) to make tangible progress. Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals showcases the roles that STI solutions can play in meeting on-the-ground socio-economic and environmental challenges among domestic and international organizations concerned with the SDGs in three overlapping areas: agriculture, health, and environment/energy. Authors and researchers from 31 countries tackle both big-picture questions, such as scaling up the adoption and diffusion of new sustainable technologies, and specific, localized case studies, focusing on developing and middle-income countries and specific STI solutions and policies. Issues addressed include renewable energy, automated vehicles, vaccines, digital health, agricultural biotechnology, and precision agriculture. In bringing together diverse voices from both policy and academic spheres, this volume provides practical and relevant insights and advice to support policy makers and managers seeking to enhance the roles of STI in sustainable development.

Materials and Sustainable Development

Materials and Sustainable Development
Author: Michael F. Ashby
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2015-01-19
ISBN 10: 012802562X
ISBN 13: 9780128025628
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Materials and Sustainable Development Book Review:

This book, from noted materials selection authority Mike Ashby, provides a structure and framework for analyzing sustainable development and the role of materials in it. The aim is to introduce ways of exploring sustainable development to readers in a way that avoids simplistic interpretations and approaches complexity in a systematic way. There is no completely "right" answer to questions of sustainable development – instead, there is a thoughtful, well-researched response that recognizes concerns of stakeholders, the conflicting priorities and the economic, legal and social aspects of a technology as well as its environmental legacy. The intent is not to offer solutions to sustainability challenges but rather to improve the quality of discussion and enable informed, balanced debate. Winner of a 2016 Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association Describes sustainable development in increasingly detailed progression, from a broad overview to specific tools and methods Six chapter length case studies on such topics as biopolymers, electric cars, bamboo, and lighting vividly illustrate the sustainable development process from a materials perspective Business and economic aspects are covered in chapters on corporate sustainability and the "circular materials economy" Support for course use includes online solutions manual and image bank

Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness

Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness
Author: Francis X. Johnson,Vikram Seebaluck
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2013-07-03
ISBN 10: 1136529551
ISBN 13: 9781136529559
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioenergy for Sustainable Development and International Competitiveness Book Review:

Growing concerns about the impacts of climate change and dependence on fossil fuels have intensified interest in bioenergy from sugar cane and other crops, highlighting important links between energy, environment and development goals. Sub-Saharan Africa is characterized by severe poverty; the possibility to exploit a renewable energy resource offers valuable avenues for sustainable development and could support a more dynamic and competitive economy. This book describes how the bioenergy expansion will improve rural livelihoods, reduce costly energy imports, reduce GHG emissions, and offer new development paths. Drawing on international experience, it is shown that harnessing this potential will require significant increases in investment, technology transfer, and international cooperation. Because of its high efficiency, the authors argue that sugar cane should be viewed as a global resource for sustainable development and should command much greater focus and concerted policy action. Through an analysis of the agronomy, land suitability and industrial processing of sugar cane and its co-products, along with an assessment of the energy, economic and environmental implications, this volume demonstrates that sugar cane offers a competitive and environmentally beneficial resource for Africa's economic development and energy security. With forty-four authors representing thirty organisations in sixteen countries, the book offers a truly international and interdisciplinary perspective by combining technical and economic principles with social, political and environmental assessment and policy analysis.

Environment and Sustainable Development

Environment and Sustainable Development
Author: Manish K. Verma
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2021-11-30
ISBN 10: 1000486397
ISBN 13: 9781000486391
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environment and Sustainable Development Book Review:

This volume provides a comprehensive account of the linkages between environment and sustainable development in society from an interdisciplinary perspective. With its case studies from across the world, including countries such as India, Australia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the United States, Croatia, Italy, Brazil, Japan, and Kenya, it explores critical environmental issues concerning energy justice, queer ecology, mountain cultures, incarceration, energy strategies, mining tourism, pollution control mechanisms, social impacts of oil and gas production, contract farming, gender mainstreaming, climate change, and droughts and adaptation strategies along with literacy, leisure, well-being, development, sexuality, sustainability and environmental education. The book examines several dimensions within global environment of the adverse impact of developmental activities, discusses sustainable development activities undertaken in contemporary times, and underscores the importance of a just, people-centric policy framework in promoting sustainable development. Lucid and topical, this book will be useful to scholars and researchers of environmental studies, development studies, sustainable development, political studies, sociology, and political economy. It will also interest policymakers, development practitioners, NGOs and think tanks working on environment and sustainable development, climate issues and SDGs.

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition s in Developing Countries

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition s  in Developing Countries
Author: Laurence L Delina
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 180
Release: 2017-10-19
ISBN 10: 1351726846
ISBN 13: 9781351726849
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition s in Developing Countries Book Review:

Accelerating sustainable energy transitions away from carbon-based fuel sources needs to be high on the agendas of developing countries. It is key in achieving their climate mitigation promises and sustainable energy development objectives. To bring about rapid transitions, simultaneous turns are imperative in hardware deployment, policy improvements, financing innovation, and institutional strengthening. These systematic turns, however, incur tensions when considering the multiple options available and the disruptions of entrenched power across pockets of transition innovations. These heterogeneous contradictions and their trade-offs, and uncertainties and risks have to be systematically recognized, understood, and weighed when making decisions. This book explores how the transitions occur in fourteen developing countries and broadly surveys their technological, policy, financing, and institutional capacities in response to the three key aspects of energy transitions: achieving universal energy access, harvesting energy efficiency, and deploying renewable energy. The book shows how fragmented these approaches are, how they occur across multiple levels of governance, and how policy, financing, and institutional turns could occur in these complex settings. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of energy and climate policy, development studies, international relations, politics, strategic studies, and geography. It is also useful to policymakers and development practitioners.

Affordable and Clean Energy

Affordable and Clean Energy
Author: Walter Leal Filho,Anabela Marisa Azul,Luciana Brandli,Amanda Lange Salvia,Tony Wall
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1309
Release: 2021-01-10
ISBN 10: 9783319958637
ISBN 13: 3319958631
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Affordable and Clean Energy Book Review:

The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has acknowledged the problem and approved the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. On 1st January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the Agenda officially came into force. These goals cover the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection. The Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals comprehensively addresses the SDGs in an integrated way. The Encyclopedia encompasses 17 volumes, each one devoted to one of the 17 SDGs. This volume addresses SDG 7, namely "Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all” and contains the description of a range of terms, which allow a better understanding and foster knowledge. Energy is crucial for achieving almost all others SDGs, from its role in the eradication of poverty through advancements in health, education, water supply and industrialization, to combating climate change. This book presents a set of papers on the state-of-the-art of knowledge and practices about energy sustainable, in terms of generation and demand energy, considering aspects of innovation, management, sources of energy, performance, society behavior, and infrastructure, among others. Concretely, the defined targets are: Ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services Increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix Double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency Enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology Expand infrastructure and upgrade technology for supplying modern and sustainable energy services for all in developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing states and landlocked developing countries, in accordance with their respective programmes of support Editorial Board Md. Mahmudul Alam, Justin Bishop, Luciana Londero Brandli, Elisa Conticelli, Marcos Antonio Leite Frandoloso, Haruna Musa Moda, Matti Sommarberg

Sustainable Development in India

Sustainable Development in India
Author: Koichi Fujita,Tsukasa Mizushima
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2020-09-23
ISBN 10: 1000177432
ISBN 13: 9781000177435
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Development in India Book Review:

This book explores and interrogates the food–water–energy nexus, arguably the most crucial factor in sustaining India’s economic development. The book sheds light on different experiences faced in states across India, including the consequences of electricity tariff reforms and related policies on irrigated agriculture. Part 1 focuses on the historical development of agriculture and social change in India, with special reference to the mode of responses and adaptations in social systems against the inherent low and erratic rainfall and resulting water stress in India during the pre-colonial period. Additionally, it investigates how colonial development destroyed social systems and discusses future development prospects. Part 2 discusses contemporary issues of agriculture and social change in India. A comprehensive examination of various important issues related to South Asian agricultural development in the past and in the present, this book will be a valuable reference for researchers of Asian development, sustainable development, environmental policy, South Asian Studies and Development Studies.