The Renewable Energy Transition Realities for Canada and the World

Meyer explores the often misleading concepts and terms that have become embedded in society and tend to dictate our policy making, as well as the language, social and personal goals, and metrics that need to change before the physical transition can begin at the required scale. This book also review...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Meyer, John Erik
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Series:Lecture Notes in Energy
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Energy, Resources, Population and Society - Why we need energy and why we need to develop energy policy
  • Canada’s Energy History from Seal Oil to EROI metrics and Transition Modelling
  • The Transition to Renewables – Why do we need to do it?
  • Renewable Energy Learning Curve
  • Renewable energy in a spectrum of countries – the impact
  • The Metrics of Renewable Energy – Understanding what you are counting
  • The Transition from the Ground Up
  • Building a renewable energy network
  • A New World for Public Policy - Energy Transition = Social Transformation
  • Pushed out of the Nest – The challenge and Opportunity of the Renewable Energy Transition