Publication year: 2022
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This open access book examines the transition to sustainable energy systems in emerging cities. Experts from around the world present case studies from different countries and discuss efforts were needed for achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The authors look into the issue of environment vs. economics and discuss the question of whether the energy transition goal can conflict with other development goals such as decent work and economic growth. Furthermore, innovation in energy transition is introduced, both in technology and citizens’ engagement.
Subject: Economics and Finance, Environmental Economics, Economic Growth, Energy Policy, Economics and Management, Development Studies, Urban Ecology, Regional, Spatial Science, Energy access in emerging cities, Sustainable development goals, Energy innovation, Poverty alleviation, Environment vs. economics, Sustainable energy systems, Climate justice, Social justice, Carbon taxes on energy price, Democratization, Sustainable energy governance, African case studies