2011 In India, as elsewhere, modern energy-society relations and economic development, metaphorically, Prometheus and the insatiable demon Bakasura, respectively, have produced unprecedented economic growth even as they have ushered in the "energy-environment crisis." Government efforts interpret the crisis as insufficiently advanced modernity. Resulting efforts to redress this crisis r...[Read More]
36 pages , UNEP/Earthprint , 2000 This publication presents an overview of major renewable energy technologies and a discussion of the policy frameworks that will further their deployment. It also gives a brief discussion of scenarios that can lead to a sustainable energy future.
271 pages , Earthscan , 1996-01-01 Low-grade fuels are those with a low calorific value per unit weight, such as peat, wood, lignite and municipal waste; consequently, they frequently emit a higher percentage of pollutant material after use than higher-grade fuels. Methods to reduce or eliminate environmental damage caused by these pollutants do exist, but are often rela...[Read More]