This book makes a case for a multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary approach to energy researchaone that brings more of the social sciences to bear. Featuring eight studies from across the spectrum of the social sciences, each applying multiple disciplines to one or more energy-related problems, the book demonstrates the strong analytical and policy-making potential of such a broadened perspective. Case studies include: energy transitions of households in developing countries, the acurse of oila, politics and visions for renewables, economics and ethics in emissions trading, and carbon capture and storage.Refrigerators also increase interest in the acquisition of complementary appliances such as the fast-heating microwave oven and the electric mixmaster ( used to grind and mix spices in bulk). In India, the refrigerator and freezer have paved theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Tackling Long-Term Global Energy Problems|
|Author||:||Daniel Spreng, Thomas Flüeler, David L. Goldblatt, Jürg Minsch|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-01-02|