This paper describes how the substantial increased use of ethanol in gasoline in the United States, spurred by a steady rise in the price of gasoline from 2006 to 2008, led to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions but an increase in food prices in the country.
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This website provides access to CO2 Emissions from Fuel Combustion Highlights, an annual publication that describes the latest information on the level and growth of CO2 emissions, their source and their geographic distribution for more than 140 countries and regions.
This report presents data on biofuel production in tropical countries in an attempt to provide a preliminary discussion of the agro-environmental impact of biofuel development. Specific attention is paid to Brazil and Malaysia, as they are the major possible exporters to the European Union.
This report describes the challenges of conducting wind integration studies. The lack of reliable and comparable knowledge about the effects of integrating wind generation can limit large-scale development of wind power, due to uncertainties about its impact, according to the authors.
This fact sheet describes how flexibility is a prized characteristic in power systems with significant variable renewable energy.
In this study, renewable energy Roadmaps were projected for electricity generation from wind, concentrated solar power (CSP), solar photovoltaics and solar water heater rollout programmes that reduce the demand for energy.
This is a European offshore wind resources over open sea map developed by Riso National Laboratory in 1989. The map shows the so-called generalised wind climate over Europe, also sometimes referred to as the regional wind climate or simply the wind atlas.
This resource has been extracted and reformatted from the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Power Technologies Energy Data Book. The data book is an excellent source of consistent information on renewable energy technology status and future expectations.
This article explores governance options and regimes for addressing climate change in building stock. Specifically, the authors investigate how building regulatory systems and related polices are addressing the current and future effects of climate change.
This journal article brings together 50 “new-governance” instruments to understand better new governance for low-carbon buildings and what may be expected from it. The authors find that new-governance instruments fall short in exactly the same areas as do traditional instruments.