Natural resource economics
Natural resource economics deals with the supply, demand, and allocation of the Earth's natural resources. One main objective of natural resource economics is to better understand the role of natural ...
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World3
The World3 model is a system dynamics model for computer simulation of interactions between population, industrial growth, food production and limits in the ecosystems of the Earth. It was originally...
Low-carbon economy
A low-carbon economy (LCE), low-fossil-fuel economy (LFFE), or decarbonised economy is an economy based on low carbon power sources that therefore has a minimal output of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission...
Hubbert's peak
The Hubbert peak theory says that for any given geographical area, from an individual oil-producing region to the planet as a whole, the rate of petroleum production tends to follow a bell-shaped curv...
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Gas flare
A gas flare, alternatively known as a flare stack, is a gas combustion device used in industrial plants such as petroleum refineries, chemical plants, natural gas processing plants as well as at oil o...
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Renewable energy in China
In 2013, China led the world in renewable energy production, with a total capacity of 378 GW, mainly from hydroelectric and wind power. As of 2014, China leads the world in the production and use of w...
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Renewable energy in Iceland
About 85 percent of total primary energy supply in Iceland is derived from domestically produced renewable energy sources. In 2011, geothermal energy provided about 65 percent of primary energy, the ...
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Wood economy
The existence of a wood economy, or more correctly, a forest economy (since in many countries a bamboo economy predominates), is a prominent matter in many developing countries as well as in many othe...
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Renewable energy commercialization
Renewable energy commercialization involves the deployment of three generations of renewable energy technologies dating back more than 100 years. First-generation technologies, which are already matu...
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Peak copper
Peak copper is a hypothetical point in time at which the maximum global copper production rate is reached. Since copper is a finite resource, at some point in the future new production from within the...
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Peak phosphorus
Peak phosphorus is a concept to describe the point in time at which the maximum global phosphorus production rate is reached. Phosphorus is a scarce finite resource on earth and means of production ot...
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Peak gas
According to M. King Hubbert's Hubbert peak theory, Peak gas is the point in time at which the maximum global natural gas (fossil gas) production rate will be reached, after which the rate of producti...
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World3 nonrenewable resource sector
The world3 nonrenewable resource sector is the portion of the world3 model that simulates the nonrenewable resources. The World3 model was a simulation of human interaction with the environment desig...
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Peak water
Peak water is a concept that underlines the growing constraints on the availability, quality, and use of freshwater resources.Peak water is defined in a 2010 peer-reviewed article in the Proceedings o...
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Peak coal
According to M. King Hubbert's Hubbert peak theory, Peak coal is the point in time at which the maximum global coal production rate is reached, after which, according to the theory, the rate of produc...
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Renewable energy in Australia
Renewable energy has undergone substantial growth in Australia in the 21st century. It is estimated that Australia produced 29,678 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of renewable energy electricity (or equival...
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Low carbon diet
A low carbon diet refers to making lifestyle choices to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions (GHGe) resulting from energy use. It is estimated that the U.S. food system is responsible for at least 20 p...