Environment, energy, and economy : strategies for sustainable development / edited by Yoichi Kaya and Keiichi Yokobori.

  • Tokyo : United Nations University Press [1997]
Physical description
pages ; cm.
  • 9280809113 (pbk)
  • "This document represents the proceedings of the Tokyo Conference on 'Global Environment, Energy, and Economic Development' held at the United Nations University Headquarters in Tokyo, 25-27 October 1993" - pref.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction / Yoichi Kaya and Keiichi Yokobori -- Past issues and new problems : a plea for action / G.M. Sfligiotti -- Policy measures for global environmental problems : a Japanese perspective / S. Okamatsu -- Environment, economy, energy, and sustainable development / Y. Kaya -- Climate changes due to the increase in greenhouse gases as predicted by climate models / T. Tokioka -- Deforestation and desertification in developing countries / R.K. Pachauri and R.S. Kanetkar -- Modelling economically efficient abatement of greenhouse gases / W.R. Cline -- Macroeconomic costs and other side-effects of reducing CO2 emissions / A. Amano -- The effects of CO2 reduction policies on energy markets / J.P. Ferriter -- The role of technology in energy/economy interactions : a view from Japan / C. Watanabe -- Global warming and renewable energy : potential and policy approaches / T.B. Johansson -- Energy efficiency : new approaches to technology transfer / W.U. Chandler and M.R. Ledbetter -- Decarbonization as a long-term energy strategy / N. Nakičenovič -- The crisis of rural energy in developing countries / K. Takase -- The developing world : the new energy consumer / A.A. Churchill -- The role of rural energy / J. Yang -- Leapfrogging strategies for developing countries / J. Goldemberg -- A development-focused approach to the environmental problems of developing countries / A.K.N. Reddy -- Economic development, energy, and the environment in the People's Republic of China / F.Zhou.
  • Bibliography
  • Conference publication
  • text
  • English


  • This book deals with short-term and long-term issues associated with directions of economic development in developing as well as industrialized countries. It examines various aspects of the interrelationships among the environment, energy requirements, and economic development, a topic much discussed since the Rio Earth Summit.

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University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection HC79.E5
British Library: Lending Collection OP-UN/1955
University of Leeds Library: Edward Boyle Library, level 12 Economics Q-1 KAY
University of Leicester Library: David Wilson Library, Floor 2 Orange Zone OFF PUBS UN/HN ENV
University of Liverpool Library: Sydney Jones Library HC79.E5.K21 26
Queen's University Belfast: McClay Floor 1 HC79.E5