Engineering » Energy Engineering

Paths to Sustainable Energy

Edited by Jatin Nathwani and Artie Ng, ISBN 978-953-307-401-6, 676 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published December 30, 2010 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/546
Edited Volume

The world's reliance on existing sources of energy and their associated detrimental impacts on the environment- whether related to poor air or water quality or scarcity, impacts on sensitive ecosystems and forests and land use - have been well documented and articulated over the last three decades. What is needed by the world is a set of credible energy solutions that would lead us to a balance between economic growth and a sustainable environment. This book provides an open platform to establish and share knowledge developed by scholars, scientists and engineers from all over the world about various viable paths to a future of sustainable energy. It has collected a number of intellectually stimulating articles that address issues ranging from public policy formulation to technological innovations for enhancing the development of sustainable energy systems. It will appeal to stakeholders seeking guidance to pursue the paths to sustainable energy.