3 edition of The nation"s energy future found in the catalog.
The nation"s energy future
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science
by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington
Written in English
|LC Classifications||KF27 .S39 2001d|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 147 p. :|
|Number of Pages||147|
|LC Control Number||2002320210|
Instead, the energy of the future will need to be generated by a patchwork of renewable sources: wind, solar, geothermal, hydro, and yes, nuclear power, will probably all play a role in generating the electricity of tomorrow. (And yes, I say electricity, because the internal combustion engine and other gas-powered motors will be phased out. Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report in recognition of former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland's role as Chair of the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED), was published in by the United Nations through the Oxford University Press.. Its targets were multilateralism and interdependence of nations in the search for a sustainable Author: World Commission on Environment .
The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 64/ of 24 December , in which it decided to organize the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development at the highest possible level in , as well as its resolution 66/ of 22 December , 1. Expresses its profound gratitude to the Government and the people of Brazil for. We reduce barriers to the uptake of renewable energy by raising awareness, working with the finance sector, and providing governments with information and advice. Renewables on the rise Currently, around 80% of global energy and 66% of electrical generation are supplied from fossil fuels, contributing approximately 60% of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions responsible for climate change.
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