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Energy prospects and economic development in the 21st century

Energy prospects and economic development in the 21st century

The outlook for Latin America in a world context

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Published by CCE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic conditions,
  • Energy development,
  • Latin America

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9203679M
    ISBN 109978700307
    ISBN 109789978700303
    OCLC/WorldCa38520609

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    The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) reaf-firmed commitment to sustainable development and adopted a framework for action and comprehensive follow-up. The World Economic and Social Survey serves as a valuable resource as we look towards translating the outcome of Rio+20 into concrete actions. Commentary: Powering America with sustainable energy in the 21st century towards sustainable economic development. Efforts to minimize the carbon footprint should be viewed as an “insurance policy,” even by those who doubt the scientific evidence of global warming. Moreover, domestic energy sources, such as biofuels and natural gas.

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