2 edition of Cities, regions, and the energy problem found in the catalog.
Cities, regions, and the energy problem
|Series||Public administration series--bibliography ;, P-157|
|LC Classifications||Z7164.E6 F72, HD9502.A2 F72|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||35 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||35|
|LC Control Number||79105675|
The President and the King—Key Messages of the Book. 2. The Energy Revolutions—A Primer. The Russian Problem. 9. Connections—from Pipelines to Politics Cities & Regions Global Dev. Global development problems aren’t always simple and straightforward, so the solutions can’t be either. Drawing on decades of experience, Chemonics takes a multidisciplinary approach to complex service delivery and infrastructure challenges in the water, energy, and urban sectors. We believe in developing equitable and sustainable services through innovative planning tools, capacity.
The way we make sense of urban areas stands at a critical point. To reduce energy use in cities, we need to manage the way energy flows into, through and out the city. “To a greater or lesser degree, cities everywhere are starting to look at this,” says Ed McMahon, a senior resident fellow at the Urban Land Institute in Washington D.C., and the co-author of a book on green infrastructure. “One of the things that they’ve started to recognize is that using natural systems oftentimes can be less.
Data, research and territorial reviews on regional, rural and urban development including city planning, green cities, green regions and mayoral roundtables. Energy Savings in Cities Issues, Strategies and Options for Local Governments Green House Gases (GHGs) emissions and energy demand have risen high on the global environmental agenda - given the magnitude of GHG emissions from cities, urban energy efficiency is a significant challenge that requires special consideration.
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Abstract. This book is dedicated to essential strategies to build a world thriving in abundant and ubiquitous energy for all, based only on sunshine, wind, and water, powering and empowering our cities and communities from within at little or no resource cost, building local prosperity and strengthening security and social cohesion: a world in which energy is just no issue—and the source of.
Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frankena, Frederick. Cities, regions, and the energy problem. Monticello, Ill.: Vance. “The problem is the cost of building such a grid,” says Janusz Bialek, director of the Centre for Energy Systems at Skoltech Institute of Science and Technology.
Cities, regions, industry and banks to gather at the Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place on January in Brussels This event will present a landscape of on-going initiatives at the local, national and European level, which contribute to improve access finance for energy efficiency investments along three pillars Smart Finance.
This contribution discusses holistic planning principles for urban and landscape energy transitions that preserve or develop livable environments in both cities and regions.
While UN habitat claims the compact livable city, consisting from density, permanence, and mixture, the EU Landscape Convention postulates the valorization of regions balanced. This book series brings together incisive and critically engaged international and interdisciplinary research on this resurgence of regions and cities, and should be of interest to geographers, economists, sociologists, political scientists and cultural scholars, as well as to policy-makers involved in regional and urban development.
The gap between energy services for those who live in urban versus rural areas in these parts of the world is substantial. In Sub-Saharan Africa, 60.
Cities play an increasingly decisive role in actions to address climate and sustainability issues. Cities are naturally positioned to rise up and face the world’s many energy and environmental challenges.
Their human and intellectual capital, along with their economic and political power, will drive the expanded use of clean energy. Cities, Regions and Flows contains thoughtfully prepared case studies from five different continents on how cities manage to become part of value chains and how they strive for accessibility in an increasingly competitive environment.
This book will be on interest to policy-makers and advanced classes in planning, geography, urban studies and. The central concern is with the nature of cities and regions and the vagueness that appears to have enveloped each of these terms.
Consideration is initially given to the ‘built city’ and how this perspective on the city may be extended in several ways. Urban Energy Transition, second edition, is the definitive science and practice-based compendium of energy transformations in the global urban volume is a timely and rich resource for all, as citizens, companies and their communities, from remote villages to megacities and metropolitan regions, rapidly move away from fossil fuel and nuclear power, to renewable energy as civic.
Building water resilience is the single biggest challenge in a changing global climate. The United States faces a water crisis as critical as the energy crisis that once dominated headlines. Echoing other energy experts, Webber asserts that it is, perhaps, the defining challenge of the twenty-first century.
A bold claim, surely, but one backed up with logic: If energy is our most profound problem, and decarbonization is energy’s defining challenge—that would make decarbonization our biggest problem’s biggest problem. A new book from the Worldwatch Institute, entitled Can a City be Sustainable?, examines these challenges and looks at how cities can become truly sustainable.
“There is a wide range of suitable policies [for city leaders] in the fields of energy supply, transportation, buildings, and waste management and reduction,” Michael Renner, a Senior.
It is very important that cities start to cut back. Below are 6 ways in which they can do it. Public Transit. Arguably one of the more costly and complex solutions to reduce energy consumption in cities is by offering and maintaining a variety of public transportation options.
This. We are cities, regions, energy agencies, NGOs, SMEs and experts from across Europe’s renewable energy and energy efficiency value chains.
Our determination, with the right support from the LIFE programme, can help the European Union to achieve the Green Deal objectives. Energy Performance Contracts (EPC), Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreements and energy policy planning are the major tools commonly used to implement the energy efficiency measures and smart solutions of policy objectives, as well as to act the best ways of shifting from current cities.
District Energy Rapid Assessments - Chile. Heat Roadmap Chile. Towards a decarbonised heating and cooling sector in Europe. District Energy Projects: MRV Framework Guidance In Focus: District Cooling | A District Energy in Cities Webinar Series + 27/03/ Future Energy & Tech Investment Forum + 13/03/ Cities Summit @ UNEA4 + 27/ The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation inand headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests. Fundamental and advanced insights on the shift from cities and regions dominated by fossil-fuel and nuclear systems to entirely renewable-energy based practices About the Author Peter Droege directs the Liechtenstein Institute for Strategic Development, the global advisory and research organization for the rapid transition to regenerative.
Across the US 58 towns and cities, including Atlanta and San Diego, have set a target of % renewable energy. In Britain, 14 more cities and towns had signed up to .An increasing number of large scale sustainable energy projects from public authorities across Europe are demonstrating the investment opportunity for cities and regions in the energy transition.
From Croatia to Ireland, projects are leveraging local investment, by combining European funding with innovative business models, and proving that. This is a very important book, which deserves attention and careful study by everybody who cares about the futures of cities in the 21st century.
The key problem addressed in the book is the dependence of mega-cities in North America on fossil fuels, and the unsustainability of these cities without or beyond fossil s: