Chapter 9. Scenario Building and Uncertainties: Options for Energy Sources

  1. Adisa Azapagic Professor of Sustainable Engineering Member of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) UNESCO/TWAS/ICSU Visiting Scientist, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM),
  2. Slobodan Perdan Philosopher Freelance Consultant and
  3. Roland Clift Professor in Environmental Technology Director, Centre for Environmental Strategy Member, Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution Visiting Professor, Environmental System Analysis at Chalmers University
  1. Richard Darton Professor

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470014202.ch9

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists

How to Cite

Darton, R. (2004) Scenario Building and Uncertainties: Options for Energy Sources, in Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists (eds A. Azapagic, S. Perdan and R. Clift), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470014202.ch9

Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

Author Information

  1. Engineering Science at the University of Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470856086

Online ISBN: 9780470014202

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Keywords:

  • strategy factors;
  • energy supply;
  • scenario building and uncertainties

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sustainability and the Need to Look Ahead

  • Thinking About the Future

  • General Approach to Formulating Strategies

  • Dealing with Uncertainty: The Scenario Approach

  • Energy Scenarios: Glimpsing the Future?

  • Implications of Different Energy Scenarios for Sustainable Development