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The Role of the Common Law in Promoting Sustainable Energy Development in the Property Sector

Adrian Bradbrook

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter suggests that while the major role for promoting sustainable energy development undoubtedly rests with the legislature, the courts have the capacity to play a significant supporting role ... More


The Use of Market-Based Instruments in the Transition from a Carbon-Based Economy  

Catherine Banet

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/9780199532698.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Moving beyond the carbon economy requires, on the one hand, greater reliance on renewable energy sources combined with the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and, on the other hand, a reduction ... More


The Denial of Sustainable Energy as a Violation of Child Rights

Ibe Okegbe Ifeakandu

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

There is a general consensus across the world that children are entitled to a myriad of rights which government and other stakeholders must promote and protect. The rights to life, education, ... More


Achieving Access to Modern Energy Services: A Study of Legal Strategies

Adrian J Bradbrook

in Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819837
eISBN:
9780191860096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819837.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides an overview of the societal problems and the poverty trap created in developing countries where universal access to energy services does not exist. It relates the efforts made ... More


Energy and Gender

Barbara C. Farhar, Beth Osnes, and Elizabeth A. Lowry

in Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Despite women’s current lack of access to modern energy in the developing world, there are reasons for optimism about future energy development and its impact on women. A central thesis of the ... More


Leadership: Earning Respect, Improving the Community

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role of formal and informal leaders, including local public officials and heads of voluntary organizations, in small communities' efforts to adapt to changing social and ... More


And Justice for All? Energy Justice in International Law

Catherine Redgwell and Lavanya Rajamani

in Energy Justice and Energy Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198860754
eISBN:
9780191892899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860754.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

As the World Bank Inspection Panel has pertinently observed, energy activities can bring significant benefits, including bolstering economic development and, ultimately, standards of living, but they ... More


Defining, Measuring, and Tackling Energy Poverty

Benjamin K. Sovacool

in Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How large is the problem of energy poverty? What business models and technologies can best address it? What barriers remain, and where does new research need to take us? This chapter addresses each ... More


Sustainable hydrogen energy

Peter P. Edwards and Vladimir L. Kuznetsov

in Energy... beyond oil

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199209965
eISBN:
9780191917363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199209965.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Hydrogen is the simplest and most abundant chemical element in our universe— it is the power source that fuels the Sun and its oxide forms the oceans that cover three quarters of our planet. This ... More


The World Bank’s Perspective on Energy Access

Sudeshna Ghosh Banerjee, Mikul Bhatia, Elisa Portale, Ruchi Soni, and Nicolina Angelou

in Energy Poverty: Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199682362
eISBN:
9780191762925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682362.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The World Bank has supported energy access initiatives through lending, technical assistance activities, and making global expertise available to its clients. This chapter reviews the World Bank’s ... More


Falling Oil Prices and Sustainable Energy Transition: Towards a Multilateral Agreement on Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

Henok Birhanu Asmelash

in The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198802242
eISBN:
9780191840586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802242.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The growing recognition that fossil-fuel subsidies are economically inefficient and harmful for the environment has led to widespread calls for—and efforts to bring about- the phasing out of ... 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


Electricity markets and their regulatory systems for a sustainable future

Catherine Mitchell

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/9780198719526.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Current energy policy objectives revolve around decarbonization, security, and affordability. These objectives, particularly the first, have led to technological change and new, more integrated, ways ... More


What Future for Financial Activism in Korea and Beyond?

Elizabeth Thurbon

in Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter briefly looks at the findings revealed in the previous chapters and discusses the significance of these findings for broader debates. These debates include the inevitability ... More


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