Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Low Carbon Transition

Technical, Economic and Policy Assessment

Edited by Valter Silva

Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre


Matthew Hall

The University of Texas at Austin, United States of America

Ines Azevedo

Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America

Most leaders of developed nations recognize the importance of following policies and strategies to achieve a low-carbon economy based on new and innovative technologies that are able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create new employment and growth. In the broad spectrum of the feasible decarbonisation pathways, the challenge for political and economic decision-makers is to weigh uncertain impact from different technologies and to build a comprehensive evidence-based framework for research, business, investment and policy decision-making. This book aims to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art technology in the Low Carbon Technology and Economy field, discussing a set of new technology approaches and environmental and economic implications.

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Low Carbon TransitionTechnical, Economic and Policy AssessmentEdited by Valter Silva

Published: October 3rd 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70981

ISBN: 978-1-78923-970-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-969-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-506-6

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

7740 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Low Carbon Economy. An Overview

By João Cardoso, Valter Bruno Reis e Silva and Daniela Eusébio


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2. QGreen Low-Carbon Technology: Cooling Greenhouses and Barns Using Geothermal Energy and Seawater Bittern Desiccant

By Esam Elsarrag and Yousef Alhorr


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3. Low/Zero-Carbon Buildings for a Sustainable Future

By Erdem Cuce, Ahmet B. Besir and Pinar Mert Cuce


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4. Innovations for a Low-Carbon Economy in Asia: Past, Present, and Future

By Venkatachalam Anbumozhi


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5. Economic Impact of CO2 Mitigation Devices in Sustainable Buildings

By Chukwuemeka Ikedi


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6. Bioelectricity’s Potential Availability from Last Brazilian Sugarcane Harvest

By Mirko V. Turdera and Marli da Silva Garcia


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7. A Societal Life Cycle Costing of Energy Production: The Implications of Environmental Externalities

By Yemane W. Weldu


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8. Greening Municipality Through Carbon Footprint for Selective Municipality

By Warangkana Jutidamrongphan, Luke Makarichi and Samnang Tim


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