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Title
Sustainable energy future: Policy options, barriers and action plans - "Shifting towards a sustainable energy development path".

Corporate Author
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Abstract
Modern energy services are important to economic and social development, however, the current negative impacts of production, conversion and use of energy caused grave concern for the environment in the context of climate change and social systems over the past decade. This publication presents a general overview of energy and sustainable development in the ESCAP region with a situation analysis and policy review. It also discusses the major critical issues and cross-cutting issues in promoting sustainable energy development in the region.

Copy number
DEV/SUS/143 B

Publisher
United Nations
Place of Publication
New York (NY)
Publication date
01/12/2001
Call number
DEV/SUS/143 B

Keywords
Asia
economic development
Oceania
social development
sustainable development
sustainable energy