Evaluating sustainable economic development

Evaluating sustainable economic development Clean Techn Environ Policy (2017) 19:1815–1816 DOI 10.1007/s10098-017-1400-7 EDITORIAL Santanu Bandyopadhyay Published online: 28 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Recent concerns in global warming and other environ- diverted to meet other developmental goals. In emerging mental issues challenge scientists and engineers toward economies, this is one of the most important driving forces development of cleaner as well as low-carbon and hence to invest in such technologies. With increase in the per sustainable technologies. One of the general beliefs is that capita gross domestic products, emerging economics are the development of market mechanisms and appropriate moving up on the energy-ladder, moving from traditional regulatory framework may be sufficient to catalyze the energy resources toward less-uncertain and high-density transition from fossil fuel-dominated unsustainable tech- fossil fuel driven energy systems. For example, low-in- nologies to a renewable and sustainable technologies. come economies (such classification of countries based on There is no doubt that finance plays an important role in per capita gross income may be obtained from World Bank commercializing and implementing such technologies for a (2017)) are moving from traditional biomass-based energy cleaner world. However, this is not the entire story as to coal in their energy mix (Best 2017). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy Springer Journals

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Environment; Sustainable Development; Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering; Industrial and Production Engineering; Environmental Engineering/Biotechnology; Environmental Economics
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