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Published: 27 November 2014

476 Pages | 83 Figures, 70 Tables, 6 Boxes


ISBN: 9780199682362

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Energy Poverty

Global Challenges and Local Solutions

Edited by Antoine Halff, Benjamin K. Sovacool, and Jon Rozhon

  • A one-stop treatment of energy poverty, an issue whose pivotal role in the fight for human development and against poverty is only now being recognised
  • A practical guide and reference work for policymakers and practitioners in the field
  • Provides a fresh perspective on tomorrow's energy challenges
  • Brings together diverse viewpoints and includes contributions from experts and practitioners from all over the world, including China, India, Brazil, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East
  • Includes chapters from authors at the cutting edge of research: Fatih Birol, chief economist of the International Energy Agency, Han Wenke, head of China's Energy Research Institute, Nigel Bruce of the World Health Organisation, and Jason Bordoff, former senior advisor on energy to President Barack Obama