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Energy and development in island economies

Energy and development in island economies

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Published by Beijer Institute, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Paul Susman [.... et al.].
ContributionsSusman, Paul., International Institute for Energy and Human Ecology.
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Open LibraryOL14290521M

Energy Economic Development Corporation ® Varick Street, 2 nd Floor New York, NY Kissena Boulevard, CEP Hall 2 Flushing, NY 87 35th Street, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY Madison Ave, Suite New York, NY Development of Renewable Energy in Emerging Economies Chapter 1: Introduction Whether the energy needs of а ѕоciety depend оn wооd tо prоvide the bаѕic cооking аnd heating requirements оf villаge life, оr оn the immenѕely vаried fuel mix оf. The book has a strong focus on the Pacific – this is the region Connell knows best but also where, he argues, there is a larger concentration of material (the limited availability of data is but one source of island vulnerability) – but the island countries of the Caribbean and Indian Ocean are not neglected.


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