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eBook World Energy Assessment: Energy and the Challenge of Sustainability ePub

by United Nations,United Nations Development Programme

  • ISBN: 9211261260
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: United Nations,United Nations Development Programme
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: United Nations (January 12, 2001)
  • Pages: 516
  • ePub book: 1779 kb
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To inform the discussion and debate, the United Nations Development Programme. World energy assessment: energy and the challenge of sustainabilit y. i. preface.

United Nations Development Programme. Sustainable Development Goals. It analyzes how energy can serve as an instrument to reach the goal of sustainable human development. It concludes that the adoption of policies that encourage the delivery of energy services in cleaner and more efficient ways is a prerequisite to address development problems. Filed under: Environment.

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World energy assessment: energy and the challenge of sustainability. New York: United Nations Development Programme, 2000. 29 Cassidy E. Prospects for sustainable energy. A critical assessment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. 30 UN Development Program. Human development report 2006. 31 World Resources Institute. Energy after Rio. Prospects and challenges.

Start display at page: Download "United Nations Development Programme. Environment and Energy". 3 Foreword Climate change is the defining challenge of our time. It will affect the poor and vulnerable first and foremost. The world s response to climate change today will bear directly on the development prospects of a large part of the world s population, particularly those who contributed least to the cause of climate change.

World Energy Assessment-Energy and the Challenge of Sustainability. Overview: 2004 Update. This book develops a global energy strategy for the long term that would lead to a sustainable world society. United Nations Development Programme, New York, ISBN:92-1-126-0. The environmental imperative for renewable energy: an update. Other problems, such as global economic crisis, widespread poverty, and nuclear weapons proliferation are also considered.

World Energy Assessment book. Published January 12th 2001 by United Nations. The World Energy Assessment affirms that solutions to the many urgent problems are possible and that the future is much more a matter of choice than destiny.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network. It advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves. It provides expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations.

The United Nations Environment Programme is an agency of United Nations and coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.

The United Nations Environment Programme is an agency of United Nations and coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices

Energy is central to achieving the interrelated economic, social and environmental aims of sustainable human development. The World Energy Assessment affirms that solutions to the many urgent problems are possible and that the future is much more a matter of choice than destiny. It analyses the social, economic, environmental and security issues linked to energy supply and use, and assesses options for sustainability in each area. Among the many issues discusses are: renewable energy technologies; advanced energy supply technologies; rural energy in developing countries; energy and economic prosperity; and energy policies for sustainable development.