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Energy, Politics and the Environment

Energy, Politics and the Environment Assesses the global trends in energy production and consumption.Instability in the Middle East and the disintregration of the SovietUnion the United States increasing dependence on imported oil and thesuppressed demand for energy in the Third World as the developingcountries become more energyintensive, all point to an increase inenergy prices in the long term. The environmental impact of energyglobal warming is not just a national problem but aworld problem, which will be intensified as the Third World countries,particularly China and India, continue developing. Developed nationsmust, therefore, set an example by limiting carbon dioxide emissions.The consumption of energy in buildings, transport and power stationsmust be controlled. Finally, reviews the present Governmentsprivatization of the gas and electricity industries, which has solvedone problem government interference but created severalothers. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Managerial Auditing Journal Emerald Publishing

Energy, Politics and the Environment

Managerial Auditing Journal , Volume 7 (2) – Feb 1, 1992

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0268-6902
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000001777
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Abstract

Assesses the global trends in energy production and consumption.Instability in the Middle East and the disintregration of the SovietUnion the United States increasing dependence on imported oil and thesuppressed demand for energy in the Third World as the developingcountries become more energyintensive, all point to an increase inenergy prices in the long term. The environmental impact of energyglobal warming is not just a national problem but aworld problem, which will be intensified as the Third World countries,particularly China and India, continue developing. Developed nationsmust, therefore, set an example by limiting carbon dioxide emissions.The consumption of energy in buildings, transport and power stationsmust be controlled. Finally, reviews the present Governmentsprivatization of the gas and electricity industries, which has solvedone problem government interference but created severalothers.

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Managerial Auditing JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 1, 1992

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