Authored by: Robert E. Looney

Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781857437454
eBook ISBN: 9781315723617
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With increased concern over global warming, countries are finding energy security at affordable supplies is no longer simply a matter of diversifying energy sources and expanding use of the cheapest type of energy. Energy security and affordable energy now come with a cost – greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. With environmental sustainability as an additional energy goal, countries are often faced with the hard choice of improved energy security coming at the expense of either increased energy costs, or reduced climate security.

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