energy

World Energy Outlook 2010

This is the link to the summary and media information for the World Energy Outlook. The complete report is expensive to download but an essential resource for those interested in adapting to a low carbon economy. It discusses the paradigm shift needed in non-internal combustion vehicles and alternative electricity generation. "It includes, for the first time, a new scenario that anticipates future actions by governments to meet the commitments they have made to tackle climate change and growing energy insecurity."

Climate Change and Energy Insecurity: The Challenge for Peace, Security and Development

"This book offers the most comprehensive international assessment of the challenges and solutions for tackling the global insecurity arising from climate change and energy provision and use. It is essential reading for students, researchers and professionals across international relations, security, climate change and the energy sectors."
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Hands-On Energy Adaptation Toolkit (HEAT)

"HEAT Toolkit is designed to lead you through as assessment of climate vulnerabilities and adaptation options in the energy sector of your country. HEAT can help you raise awareness among key stakeholders and initiate dialogue on energy sector adaptation.HEAT uses a bottom-up, stakeholder-based, qualitative/semi-quantitative risk-assessment approach to discuss and identify risks, adaptation measures, and their costs and benefits. It draws on experience and published guidance from the United Kingdom and Australia, as well as existing research and literature."

Climate Change and the Primary Industry Sector

Web site which includes information on climate change impacts on the mining and primary industry sector

Adapting to Climate Change The Public Policy Response Public Infrastructure

Abstract: "his paper assesses the threats and needs that multidimensional climate change imposes for public infrastructure, reviews the existing adaptive capacity that could be applied to respond to these threats and needs, and presents options for enhancing adaptive capacity through public sector investments in physical, planning, and human resources.
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