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Traditional Sources

Malanima Paolo, Astrid Kander, and Paul Warde

in Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143620
eISBN:
9781400848881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143620.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on traditional energy sources in Europe. It first provides an overview of energy sources and energy consumption in premodern Europe before discussing organic energy sources and ... More


Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries

Astrid Kander, Paolo Malanima, and Paul Warde

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143620
eISBN:
9781400848881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143620.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book examines the varied but interconnected relationships between energy consumption and economic development in Europe over the last five centuries. It describes how the traditional energy ... More


China's Coming Demand for Energy

Richard N. Cooper

in China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes the implications of China's growth for global energy markets. It begins by imagining what China will look like two decades from now: China will be the world's second largest ... More


Demand Response and Infrastructure Development in the United States

LeRoy Paddock and Charlotte Youngblood

in Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199645039
eISBN:
9780191738647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645039.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

Demand response (DR) describes approaches to reducing electricity demand by end-users rather than adding generation to increase the ‘supply’ of electricity. DR programmes attempt to encourage ... More


Models for Projecting the Impacts of ETR

Terry Barker, Christian Lutz, Bernd Meyer, and Hector Pollitt

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The chapter describes the main modelling tools, E3ME and GINFORS, which were used to provide a quantitative analysis of the effects of ETR, and sets out the models’ underlying assumptions and ... More


Energy Consumption and CO2 Emissions in the German and British Industrial Sectors

Paolo Agnolucci

in Environmental Tax Reform (ETR): A Policy for Green Growth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584505
eISBN:
9780191725012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584505.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter assesses the determinants of CO2 emissions in different German and UK industrial sectors by adopting two approaches well established in the economic literature, i.e. the estimation of ... More


Smart Grids and Intelligent Energy Systems: A European Perspective

Anita Rønne

in Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199645039
eISBN:
9780191738647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645039.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

To achieve the goals set up by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of holding the increase in global temperature below two degrees Celsius, to meet the challenges of an ageing ... More


Energy

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter focuses on the analysis of energy resource balance and the ecological limits on energy resources with special reference to the oil crisis in both the global and the Indian context. It ... More


Can demand be cut?

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains that energy demand can be decoupled from economic growth, so there can be more consumption with less energy. Energy efficiency can be increased and energy demand cut, while ... More


Technical, economic, social, and cultural perspectives on energy demand

Charlie Wilson, Kathryn Janda, Françoise Bartiaux, and Mithra Moezzi

in Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719526
eISBN:
9780191788628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719526.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a critical overview of technical, economic, social, and cultural aspects of energy demand. Comparative data from different countries show upward trends in both the efficiency ... More


The Emerging Domestic Energy Insecurity

Mari Luomi

in The Gulf Monarchies and Climate Change: Abu Dhabi and Qatar in an Era of Natural Unsustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387526
eISBN:
9780190214142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387526.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of the energy dimension of “natural unsustainability”. It covers the broadening scope of energy security-related challenges of the six Gulf Cooperation ... More


Improving efficiency in buildings: conventional and alternative approaches

Kathryn B. Janda, Charlie Wilson, Mithra Moezzi, and Françoise Bartiaux

in Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719526
eISBN:
9780191788628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719526.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes selected technical, social, and policy approaches to reducing energy demand. It concentrates mostly on energy reduction in homes and addresses the ways in which energy use is ... More


Overview and Conclusions

Donald N. Zillman, Catherine Redgwell, Yinka O. Omorogbe, and Lila Barrera-Hernández

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book began with the hypothesis that there were reasons to doubt the stability of the present carbon economy. It has validated the assumption of the ‘carbon crisis.’ None of the authors and few ... More


Climate Change and the Extractives Sector

Tony Addison

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Climate change is one of the world’s most complex and urgent global problems—many argue that it is the greatest challenge. Climate change adaptation and mitigation are fundamental to the evolution of ... More


Shipping and aviation

Antony Evans and Tristan Smith

in Global Energy: Issues, Potentials, and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719526
eISBN:
9780191788628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719526.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

International transport, particularly passenger transport, was revolutionized by the development of the powered aircraft in 1903. During the same time period, the modern oil-powered ‘motor’ ship took ... More


Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Chris P. Nielsen and Mun S. Ho (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

China's carbon dioxide emissions now outstrip those of other countries and its domestic air quality is severely degraded, especially in urban areas. Its sheer size and its growing, ... More


Green Parties, Environmental Taxation, and International Trade

Peter Egger and Sergey Nigai

in Political Economy and Instruments of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029247
eISBN:
9780262329736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029247.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Switzerland is debating the introduction of a number of energy policy measures such as abandoning nuclear power production or taxing CO2 emissions. The paper employs a multi-country, multi-industry ... More


Adaptive forecasting

Peter Grindrod CBE

in Mathematical Underpinnings of Analytics: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198725091
eISBN:
9780191792526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725091.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Probability / Statistics

This chapter considers the problem of conditioning models and making forecasts as more and more information arrives, moving away from a subjective prior estimate for a model. It presents applications ... More


Clustering and unsupervised classification

Peter Grindrod CBE

in Mathematical Underpinnings of Analytics: Theory and Applications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198725091
eISBN:
9780191792526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725091.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Probability / Statistics

This chapter examines iterative clustering methods including finite mixture modelling based on the EM algorithm. Applications to behavioural segmentation of domestic energy customers, the ... More


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