Edizione: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
1. Galapagos: A Microcosm of Sustainable Energy Mix in Fragile Environments.- 2. Driving Forces and Barriers for a Sustainable Energy Mix in Fragile Environments – North and South Perspectives.- 3. Examples from Mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos.- 4. Biofuels in the Energy Mix of the Galapagos Islands.- 5. Policies and Laws and Island Environments.- 6. Using Life Cycle Assessment to Facilitate Energy Mix Planning in the Galapagos Islands.- 7. Sustainability of Renewable Energy Projects in the Amazonian Region.- 8. Estimation of Land fill Methane Generation from Solid Waste Management Options in the Galapagos Islands.- 9. Biodigesters as a Community-based Sustainable Energy Solution.- 10. Sustainalble Energy Mix + Fragile Enviornments in Canada’s Northern Coastal Zone: istechnology enough?.- 11. Sustainable Energy Mix in Fragile Environments: A Transdisciplinary Framework for Action.
The purpose of this book is to present a range of cases and comparison of the issues, insights and cases emerging from the Sustainable Energy Mix Summit in the Galapagos that offer a better understanding of energy mix in fragile environments from a variety of International locations and contexts including the Galapagos.
Mary-Ellen Tyler, holds interdisciplinary Masters and PhD degrees in environmental science and resource management from the University of Calgary. She has taught in the MSc in Sustainable Energy Development degree program in Quito, Ecuador and a key organizer of the World Summit on Sustainable Energy Mix held in the Galapagos. Dr. Tyler has previously worked with the Government of Canada and is an honorary member of the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. She is currently Professor of Environmental Design at the University of Calgary and involved in sustainable energy research.
Collana: Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm Ø 355 gr
Illustration Notes:11 Illustrations, black and white
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