Leal Filho, W., Mannke, F., Mohee, R., Schulte, V., Surroop, D. (Eds.)
2013, XII, 628 p. 250 illus.
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Explores the links between climate change and technologies
Relates to the links between renewable energy and climate change
Documents and promotes a collection of experiences from island nations
Has a strong international focus and value to developing countries
The book addresses the perceived need for a publication with looks at both, climate smart technologies and the integration of renewable energy and energy efficiency in mitigation and adaptation responses. Based on a set of papers submitted as part of the fifth on-line climate conference (CLIMATE 2012) and a major conference on renewable energy on island States held in Mauritius in 2012, the book provides a wealth of information on climate change strategies and the role of smart technologies. The book has been produced in the context of the project "Small Developing Island Renewable Energy Knowledge and Technology Transfer Network" (DIREKT), funded by the ACP Science and Technology Programme, an EU programme for cooperation between the European Union and the ACP region.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Climate Adaptation - Climate Change - Island States - Renewable Energy - Technology