National-level energy use, rebound and economic growth : insights from useful work and exergy analysis

@inproceedings{Brockway2016NationallevelEU,
  title={National-level energy use, rebound and economic growth : insights from useful work and exergy analysis},
  author={Paul E. Brockway},
  year={2016}
}
The global climate challenge is keeping below a 2C global temperature rise (versus pre-industrial levels) to avoid runaway climate change. Urgent policybased action is required to reduce global fossil fuel use and CO2 emissions, without breaking the economy. This policy conflict highlights the fact that energyCO2 and energy-economy interactions are at opposite ends of the energy conversion chain: at one end fossil fuels are extracted, at the other it is exchanged (via monetary transaction) for… CONTINUE READING

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