OGEL Special Feature on Renewable Energy - Introduction by the Editor
Article from: OGEL 2 (2004), in Renewable Energy
In recent years, the threat of global warming and the obligations of states under the Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol to the Convention have provided an increased impetus for governments to encourage or promote energy supplied from renewable energy sources. The replacement of fossil fuel sources of energy with renewable energy sources is a key strategy to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. There are two sectors that are major emitters of greenhouse gases and in which conventional fuels are targeted for replacement with renewable energy sources - transport ...