Title

United States Energy and Climate Policy, China Energy and Climate Change Policy, Russia Energy and Climate Change Policy

Comments

Sections published in 2014 Purdue University Press book Understanding the Global Energy Crisis. Eugene D. Coyle and Richard A. Simmons, eds.

Abstract

Central issues in global energy are discussed through interdisciplinary dialogue between experts from both North America and Europe with overview from historical, political, and socio-cultural perspectives, outlining the technology and policy issues facing the development of major conventional and renewable energy sources. We are facing a global energy crisis caused by world population growth, an escalating increase in demand, and continued dependence on fossil-based fuels for generation. It is widely accepted that increases in greenhouse gas concentration levels, if not reversed, will result in major changes to world climate with consequential effects on our society and economy

Keywords

Energy, climate change, United States, Russia, China, geopolitics

Date of this Version

2014

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