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Tee L. Guidotti

in Health and Sustainability: An Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325337
eISBN:
9780190238803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325337.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Energy resources available for human use can be characterized as solar and carbon-based, solar and non-carbon-based (including wind), and planetary. Much of the developing world relies on biomass. ... More


Introduction  

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

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/9780199532698.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The present energy economy, heavily dependent on fossil fuels, is not sustainable over the medium to long term. This book aims to explain how law can assist in, impede, or cope with the shift to a ... More


Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Don Zillman, Catherine Redgwell, Yinka Omorogbe, and Lila K. Barrera-Hernández (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The present energy economy, with its heavy dependence on fossil fuels, is not sustainable over the medium to long term for many interconnected reasons. Climate change is now recognized as posing a ... More


The Role of Law in the Future of Nuclear Power  

Donald N. Zillman

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/9780199532698.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The decline in supplies of carbon fuels (coal, petroleum, and natural gas), the increased worldwide demand for modern energy, political instability because of the geographic location of carbon fuels, ... More


Energy, Technology, and (Possibly) the Nature of the Next World Economy Upswing

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

in Racing to the Top: How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190699680
eISBN:
9780190909574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699680.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

In the last several upswings of the world economy, core innovations paired new engines with new fuels: steam engines with coal, internal combustion engines with petroleum, and numerous ... More


Comparing the Four Main Cases

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

in Racing to the Top: How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190699680
eISBN:
9780190909574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699680.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

No two system leaders were identical in their claims to being the most innovative states in their respective zones, eras, and periods of leadership. Nonetheless, three general categories emerge: ... More


Racing to the Top: How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190699680
eISBN:
9780190909574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Over the past two millennia, one state has tended to lead as the foremost producer of energy and new technology. While it has not been fully recognized, these leads have become increasingly reliant ... More


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