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Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands

Sustainable Energy Mix in Fragile Environments

Frameworks and Perspectives

Editors: Tyler, Mary-Ellen (Ed.)

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  • Identifies real project experience and lessons learned from sustainable energy mix projects in the Galapagos and Internationally
  • Uses a social ecological framework for understanding sustainable energy mix needs in fragile environments
  • Sustainable energy mix themes identified and explored arose from the World Summit on Sustainable Energy Mix held in the Galapagos and sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank 
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About this book

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. 

About the authors

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.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Galapagos: A Microcosm of Sustainable Energy Mix in Fragile Environments

    Pages 1-19

    Quiroga, Diego

  • Driving Forces and Barriers for a Sustainable Energy Mix in Fragile Environments: North–South Perspectives

    Pages 21-32

    Quinn, Michael S.

  • Climate Change Policy as a Catalyst for Sustainable Energy Practice: Examples from Mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos

    Pages 33-47

    Herremans, Irene M. (et al.)

  • Biofuels in the Energy Mix of the Galapagos Islands

    Pages 49-56

    Herremans, Irene M. (et al.)

  • Policies and Laws and Island Environments

    Pages 57-92

    Ingelson, Allan (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Energy Mix in Fragile Environments
Book Subtitle
Frameworks and Perspectives
Editors
  • Mary-Ellen Tyler
Series Title
Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-69399-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-69399-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-69397-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-88771-5
Series ISSN
2195-1055
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 205
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 29 illustrations in colour
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