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13. Energy and Sustainable Development

Author : Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

Published in: Energy Economics

Publisher: Springer London

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Abstract

This chapter introduces the basic tenets of sustainable development and presents the global initiatives towards creating a better world for all. It then discusses how energy contributes to unsustainable practices by focusing on energy trilemma and highlights the options available to create a sustainable energy sector that is aligned with the sustainable development agenda.

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Appendix
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Footnotes
1
For the historical development of the concept of sustainable development, see Du Passini (2007).
 
2
Figures 20 and 21 are updated diagrams compared to those shown in the lecture slides.
 
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Metadata
Title
Energy and Sustainable Development
Author
Subhes C. Bhattacharyya
Copyright Year
2019
Publisher
Springer London
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-7468-4_13

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