1st Edition

Energy and Environment The Policy Challenge

Edited By John Byrne, Daniel Rich Copyright 1991

    This latest volume in the Energy Policy Studies series focuses on important interconnections between energy use and global change issues such as upper atmosphere ozone depletion and global warming. Policy options for meeting these challenges are explored in eight contributed chapters that concentrat

    Introduction Part I: Overview 1 Energy and Environment in the 21st Century: The Challenge of Change Part II: Historical Analysis 2 The Neglected Challenge: Energy, Economic Growth and Environmental Protection in the Industrial History of the U.S. 3 Fueling the Illusion of Progress: Energy and Industrialization in the European Experience Part III: Contemporary Issues 4 Climatic Change and Energy Supply: A Comparison of Solar and Nuclear Options 5 The Social Costs of Electricity Generation: Wind and Photovoltaic vs. Fossil and Nuclear Energy 6 Light Vehicles: Policies for Reducing Their Energy Use and Environmental Impacts Part IV: The Policy Challenge 7 Policy for Energy and Sustainable Development 8 Toward a Political Economy of Global Change: Energy, Environment and Development in the Greenhouse


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