Dilemmas of Energy Transitions in the Global South Balancing Urgency and Justice
Energy Cooperation in South Asia Utilizing Natural Resources for Peace and Sustainable Development
Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America Sustainable Technology in Mexico and Brazil
Renewable Energy for the Arctic New Perspectives
Electricity and Energy Transition in Nigeria
Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China
Decarbonising Electricity Made Simple
By Avidan Kent
September 30, 2021
This book will discuss the legal tools offered by international law that can support foreign direct investment (FDI) in the renewable energy sector in the Global South. Promoting and increasing investment in the renewable energy sector is crucial for limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C and ...
By Elisabeth Marta Tómmerbakk
August 02, 2021
This book addresses some of the controversies and uncertainties associated with reducing the extensive exploitation of fossil fuels, due to their role in global warming. Elisabeth Marta Tómmerbakk explores why a transition towards a post-carbon society is so difficult to accomplish by examining ...
Edited By Ankit Kumar, Johanna I. Höffken, Auke Pols
June 17, 2021
This book explores how, in the wake of the Anthropocene, the growing call for urgent decarbonisation and accelerated energy transitions might have unintended consequences for energy poverty, justice and democracy, especially in the global South. Dilemmas of Energy Transitions in the Global South ...
Edited By George Jiglau, Anca Sinea, Ute Dubois, Philipp Biermann
October 16, 2020
This book explores the issue of energy poverty in post-communist Europe and shows how it is viewed and addressed through public policies. Energy poverty is severely affecting many parts of the European Union, but up until now only a few comparative analyses have been developed to understand the ...
By Mirza Sadaqat Huda
April 22, 2020
This book analyses the key political challenges to regional energy cooperation in South Asia. It argues that investment in the planning of regional energy projects can increase their viability and also drive integration and peacebuilding. Regional cooperation has been substantiated by academics ...
By Alexandra Mallett
March 12, 2020
This book explores the perplexing question of how to increase sustainable energy technology use in the developing world, and specifically focuses on two megacities within Latin America. Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America examines the market and uptake of two sustainable energy ...
Edited By Gisele Arruda
March 04, 2020
This book explores various facets of the transition to renewable energy in the Arctic region. It critically examines the adverse effects of fossil fuel extraction and use, environmental and social impacts of climate change, and the possibility of a low carbon energy system through innovation and ...
By Johannes Kester
March 04, 2020
Energy security is known for its ‘slippery’ nature and subsequent broad range of definitions. Instead of another attempt to grasp its essence, this book offers a critical reflection that problematizes the use of energy security itself. After a short historical and methodological analysis of the ...
By Norbert Edomah
February 20, 2020
Electricity and Energy Transition in Nigeria provides readers with a detailed account of the dynamics of energy infrastructure change in Nigeria’s electricity sector. The book starts by introducing the basic theories underpinning the politics of energy infrastructure supply and goes on to explore ...
By Gisele M. Arruda
November 13, 2019
This book examines the nature of the ‘energy curriculum’ in Arctic Higher Education and provides invaluable data and new models to assess levels of Sustainable Development Literacy. Drawing on course mapping conducted in Higher Education institutions across the Arctic, Arruda looks at the nature, ...
By Marius Korsnes
October 04, 2019
This book explores the mobilisation of China’s wind and solar industries and examines the implications of this development to energy generation and distribution, innovation and governance. Unlike other publications that focus mainly on the formal policy landscape and statistics of industry ...
By Andrew F. Crossland
July 29, 2019
This book assesses how low-carbon generation, the advance of energy storage and consumer-based models can help decarbonise electricity supplies at a national level. This book is built around developing a decarbonised electricity mix for Britain which reduces fossil fuels from 50% of supply in 2018 ...