By Wilbur A. Smith
For Sean Courtney, veteran guerrilla fighter warrior, it's a time to struggle and a time to discover a deep and passionate love. For the gorgeous Claudia Monterro it's a time to stand the final word try in an international the place American values count number for not anything. And for Ricardo, her father, a wealthy and ruthless mogul, it's a time to confront a deadly obsession.
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1 This figure from the IEA-RETD Better Use of Biomass for Energy study illustrates that the upper limit for the available potential of sustainable biomass by 2050 (green bar) is about double the upper limit for the contribution of biomass to a sustainable energy supply (yellow bar). For interpretation of the references to color in this figure legend, the reader is referred to the online version of this book. Drivers and Barriers 59 forest residues, or from other waste. They also depend on how and where feedstocks are grown.
ADDRESSING ADVERSE AND UNSUSTAINABLE IMPACTS On balance, modern renewables pose fewer costs to the environment and society than do current energy systems; however, there are costs associated with energy production in all forms. As deployment of renewables Drivers and Barriers 57 scales up rapidly and significantly, the potential for adverse impacts will increase as well—for instance, on land use, soil, air, and water quality, and other factors related to sustainability. Such impacts might, in turn, affect social welfare and public acceptance.
Such impacts might, in turn, affect social welfare and public acceptance. It will be important for policy makers at all levels to work to minimize potential adverse impacts. In general terms, sustainable development is defined in the Brundtland report (1987) as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. In this chapter, sustainability—or sustainable development—integrates environmental, social, and economic dimensions of energy production and use.
A Time to Die (Courtney Family: Second Sequence, Book 5) by Wilbur A. Smith