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Energy after Rio: prospects and challenges

Abstract

The document presents a review of international progress made in sustainable development as a result of the UN Conference on Environment and Development held in June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro and other major UN conferences since. Subject headings are: energy and major global issues (poverty, gender disparity, population; undernutrition and food; health; acidification; climate change land degradation; energy and the economy; energy and security; UN conferences on small island development states and Habitat II; global implications for energy); new opportunities in energy demand, supply and systems (energy efficiency and materials efficiency; renewable and clean fossil fuel technologies; fuels and stoves for cooking); sustainable strategies (global energy strategies and their implications); making it happen: energy for sustainable development (policy considerations, improving the economic framework; prospects for energy technology market leadership in the developing world; the time for sustainable energy has come). 440 refs., 34 figs., 14 tabs., 1 app.
Publication Date:
Dec 31, 1997
Product Type:
Book
Reference Number:
SCA: 290300; 320300; 290400; 291000; 290200; 540000; 299000; 294000; PA: CLG-98:060418; EDB-98:059801; SN: 98001964786
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1997
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING AND POLICY; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; GLOBAL ASPECTS; BIOMASS; REVIEWS; COAL; ENERGY SOURCE DEVELOPMENT; ACIDIFICATION; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; CLIMATIC CHANGE; ENERGY POLICY; SECURITY; ENERGY EFFICIENCY; STOVES; FOOD; SECTORAL ANALYSIS; POPULATION DYNAMICS; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; FOSSIL FUELS; POWER GENERATION
OSTI ID:
611525
Research Organizations:
United Nations Development Programme, New York, NY (United States). Earth and Atmosphere Programme, Sustainable Energy and Environment Division
Country of Origin:
UN
Language:
English
Other Identifying Numbers:
Other: ISBN 92-1-126701-3; TRN: 980600418
Availability:
United Nations Development Programme, New York, NY (United States)
Submitting Site:
CLA
Size:
189 p.
Announcement Date:
Jun 19, 1998

Citation Formats

Reddy, A K.N., Williams, R H, and Johansson, T B. Energy after Rio: prospects and challenges. UN: N. p., 1997. Web.
Reddy, A K.N., Williams, R H, & Johansson, T B. Energy after Rio: prospects and challenges. UN.
Reddy, A K.N., Williams, R H, and Johansson, T B. 1997. "Energy after Rio: prospects and challenges." UN.
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title = {Energy after Rio: prospects and challenges}
author = {Reddy, A K.N., Williams, R H, and Johansson, T B}
abstractNote = {The document presents a review of international progress made in sustainable development as a result of the UN Conference on Environment and Development held in June 1992 in Rio de Janeiro and other major UN conferences since. Subject headings are: energy and major global issues (poverty, gender disparity, population; undernutrition and food; health; acidification; climate change land degradation; energy and the economy; energy and security; UN conferences on small island development states and Habitat II; global implications for energy); new opportunities in energy demand, supply and systems (energy efficiency and materials efficiency; renewable and clean fossil fuel technologies; fuels and stoves for cooking); sustainable strategies (global energy strategies and their implications); making it happen: energy for sustainable development (policy considerations, improving the economic framework; prospects for energy technology market leadership in the developing world; the time for sustainable energy has come). 440 refs., 34 figs., 14 tabs., 1 app.}
place = {UN}
year = {1997}
month = {Dec}
}