Towards A Green Economy

In Search of Sustainable Energy Policies for the Future

This book is a compilation of papers presented at the international conference on "Moving Towards a Green Economy: Energy Policies for the Future" held in Kuala Lumpur in December 2011.


Energy Policy and the Transition to a Green Economy: An Introduction
Adnan A. Hezri and Wilhelm Hofmeister


Making Choices: Powering the Dream or Endangering the World
Xu Yi-chong


An Overview of U.S. Renewable Energy Policies
Meredith Crafton and Benjamin Sovacool


Nuclear Energy and Renewable Energy: Which Way to Go for China?
Qin Tianbao and Pi Liyang


Planning for the Future: Decision-Making on Energy Policy in India
Harsha Meenawat and Nidhi Srivastava


Biofuel Policies in Brazil: Experiences and Perspectives
Arnaldo Walter and Camila Ortolan Fernandes de Oliveira


Transition to Sustainability: Energy Demand and Supply in Malaysia
Endang Jati Mat Sahid, Adnan A. Hezri, Shahnaz Sharifuddin, and Leong Yow Peng


Hydropower and the Green Economy in Laos: Sustainable Developments?
Mattijs Smits


French Energy Policies: Challenges, Policy Innovation and Major Stakes at Hand
Marie-Helene Schwoob


Paradigm Shift in German Energy Policy: Towards an Era of Renewable Energies
Hartmut Grewe


Carbon Trading and the Future of Energy Policies in Australia
Hugh Saddler


Best Practices of Environmental Clusters in Germany: The Case of Environmental Technology Cluster of State Baden-Württemberg
Joachim Elsäesser


Moving Forward
Wan Portia Hamzah

published

Singapore, May 16, 2012

ISBN

978-981-07-1799-5