Item description for Sustainable Development and Innovation in the Energy Sector by Ulrich Steger...
Almost every energy scenario assumes an enormous growth in the demand for energy in the coming decades. Meanwhile, at international conferences and other venues, the primary concern is massive reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, especially of the CO2 produced by fossil-fuel energy consumption. Experts also point out the political risk of depending on petroleum and remind us of the fact that resources are not inexhaustible. This timely book explores: how these conflicting scenarios could be reconciled; how can we shape a more sustainable energy system from the existing one; and possible technological progress and innovations to enable a brighter future. It also addresses the reality that there exists no consensus on the extent to which innovations can really contribute to reconciling ever-growing energy consumption, availability of resources and the environment, and the structural demands on any energy system.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.29" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.71" Weight: 1.41 lbs.
Release Date Dec 3, 2004
ISBN 354023103X ISBN13 9783540231035
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More About Ulrich Steger
Ulrich Steger holds the Alcan Chair of Environmental Management at IMD and is Director of IMD's research project on Corporate Sustainability Management, CSM.
Ulrich Steger was born in 1943 and has an academic affiliation as follows - International Institute for Management Development (IMD) ?Internationa.