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Electricity supply options, sustainable development, and climate change priorities

Harald Winkler

Electricity supply options, sustainable development, and climate change priorities

case studies for South Africa

by Harald Winkler

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Published by Magnum Custom Pub. in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

Project sponsored by UNEP and UNEP Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate, and Sustainable Development.

Edition Notes

StatementHarald Winkler, Pierre Mukheibir, Stanford Mwakasonda ; report editors, Amit Garg, Kirsten Halsnaes.
ContributionsMukheibir, P., Mwakasonda, Stanford., Garg, Amit., Halsnæs, Kirsten., United Nations Environment Programme., UNEP Risoe Centre on Energy, Climate, and Sustainable Development.
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18505702M
ISBN 109788755036291
LC Control Number2008336660
OCLC/WorldCa220860761

These decisions will shape economic and energy infrastructure for decades to come and will almost certainly determine whether the world has a chance of meeting its long-term energy and climate goals. The Sustainable Recovery Plan set out in this report shows governments have a unique opportunity today to boost economic growth, create millions. Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy programme. In February , the European Union and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat signed an agreement for a programme on Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy worth € . Learn more about SDG 7 Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all: Lack of access to energy supplies and transformation systems is a constraint to human and economic development. The environment provides a series of renewable and non-renewable energy sources i.e. solar, wind, hydropower, geothermal, biofuels, natural gas, coal, petroleum, uranium. Increased.   Huge gains, in terms of reducing harmful gases, can be made by changing how we plan, build, manage and power our cities and towns. Well designed, compact, walkable cities with good public transport greatly reduce our per capita carbon footprint and are key to achieving many of the Sustainable Development Goals of which climate action is a key part.


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