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  1. This study revisits the energy-growth-environment nexus in the member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) by examining the role of trade openness, financial developmen...

    Authors: Duc Hong Vo, Chi Minh Ho, Quan Thai Thuong Le and Anh The Vo
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:47
  2. With the increasing concerns on the energy shortage and carbon emission issues worldwide, sustainable energy recovery from thermal processes is consistently attracting extensive attention. Nowadays, a signific...

    Authors: Weidong Chen, Zhifeng Huang and Kian Jon Chua
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:46
  3. This study analyzed the factors affecting the use of improved cook stoves (ICS) in informal settlements of Addis Ababa based on the data generated from 450 households drawn from Woreda (Woreda is a local term use...

    Authors: Nibretu Kebede, Degefa Tolossa and Tamirat Tefera
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:45
  4. In the twenty-first century, the success story of the Post-World-War-II World has been called into question by climate change and other challenges. De-growth or zero economic growth are discussed as possible s...

    Authors: Holger Schlör and Stefanie A. Schubert
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:43
  5. One way to design an electricity system wholly based on renewables is referred to as the global Super-grid, a vision of a transmission network of unprecedented geographical scope that uses advanced technology ...

    Authors: Kristina Hojckova, Helene Ahlborg and Björn A. Sandén
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:42
  6. Given the multitude of scenarios on the future of our energy systems, multi-criteria assessments are increasingly called for to analyze and assess desired and undesired effects of possible pathways with regard...

    Authors: Ricarda Schmidt-Scheele, Wolfgang Hauser, Oliver Scheel, Fabienne Minn, Lisa Becker, Jens Buchgeister, Heidi Hottenroth, Tobias Junne, Ulrike Lehr, Tobias Naegler, Sonja Simon, Claudia Sutardhio, Ingela Tietze, Philip Ulrich, Tobias Viere and Anke Weidlich
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:41
  7. Energy efficiency in buildings must be increased in order to reduce both energy intensity and greenhouse gas emissions. This study proposed the replacement of existing diesel boilers with biomass boilers, usin...

    Authors: Pablo Garrido-Píriz, Gonzalo Sánchez-Barroso and Justo García-Sanz-Calcedo
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:40
  8. To achieve climate targets, a transition to low-carbon energy production is necessary. However, conflicts between different interests, values and priorities, particularly at the community level, can constrain ...

    Authors: Sybille Reitz, Lauren Goshen and Dörte Ohlhorst
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:39
  9. In response to climate change challenges, a main policy emphasis is on transitioning the energy system from high- to low-carbon energy supply. The German energy transition is first and foremost based on politi...

    Authors: Dirk Scheer, Marion Dreyer, Maike Schmidt, Lisa Schmieder and Annika Arnold
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:36
  10. Different strategies have been proposed for transforming the energy system in Germany. To evaluate their sustainability, it is necessary to analyze their macroeconomic and distributional effects. An approach t...

    Authors: Philip Ulrich, Tobias Naegler, Lisa Becker, Ulrike Lehr, Sonja Simon, Claudia Sutardhio and Anke Weidlich
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:35
  11. Securing adequate financing for the environment, climate change, and sustainable development has been challenging, especially in low- and middle-income economies. Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country aspiring t...

    Authors: Amar Causevic, Sanjin Avdic, Bernardas Padegimas and Biljana Macura
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:34
  12. Rapid consumption of fossil fuels as well as rising environmental deterioration caused by extreme CO2 emissions has become crucial in searching for a clean and renewable energy source such as biodiesel. The curre...

    Authors: Md. Wasikur Rahman, Asim Kumar Mondal, Md. Shakil Hasan and Marzia Sultana
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:33
  13. Beyond Great Britain, Brexit could also have ripple effects on the electricity systems of certain other EU member states. This paper investigates the possible effects of reduced growth in interconnectivity bet...

    Authors: Christopher Stephen Ball, Kristina Govorukha, Wilhelm Kuckshinrichs, Philip Mayer, Dirk Rübbelke and Stefan Vögele
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:32
  14. Distributed wind energy adoption in the United States can contribute to the diverse portfolio of energy technologies needed to achieve ambitious decarbonization goals. However, with limited deployment to date,...

    Authors: Danielle Preziuso, Alice Orrell and Eric Lantz
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:31
  15. Citizen energy cooperatives (CECOs) are an important element for realising the transformation of the European energy system from a central system, dominated by a few market players to a decentralized system wi...

    Authors: Kai Ahlemeyer, Kai-Michael Griese, Tim Wawer and Bernd Siebenhüner
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:29
  16. In Ethiopia, biomass contributes to about 92% of the household fuel consumption. As a result, deforestation rate has alarmingly increased associated with greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and land degradation. Th...

    Authors: Ashenafi Manaye, Selemawit Amaha, Yirga Gufi, Berihu Tesfamariam, Adefires Worku and Haftu Abrha
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:28
  17. Access to reliable energy services is increasingly seen as a prerequisite for well-being and human development. Copious research documents the negative consequences that occur when nations specialize in natura...

    Authors: Adam Mayer
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:27
  18. Almost 80% of the population in sub-Saharan Africa relies on traditional biomass for cooking, which is typically associated with negative environmental, health, economic, and social impacts. Thus, many stakeho...

    Authors: Custodio E. Matavel, Johannes M. Hafner, Harry Hoffmann, Götz Uckert, Jonas Massuque, Constance Rybak and Stefan Sieber
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:26
  19. Economic benefit has been analyzed for the yield of farming products when designing a farming system, while waste treatment also generates profitable energy products for this system. The economic factor is dec...

    Authors: Nguyen Thi Thu Thao, Tran Thi Hieu, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Le Quoc Vi, Hans Schnitzer, Le Thanh Son, Gerhart Braunegg, Sibylle Braunegg and Le Thanh Hai
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:25
  20. Off-grid and decentralized energy systems have emerged as an alternative to facilitate energy access and resilience in a flexible, adaptable way, particularly for communities that do not have reliable access t...

    Authors: Mulualem G. Gebreslassie, Carlos Cuvilas, Collen Zalengera, Long Seng To, Idalina Baptista, Enora Robin, Getachew Bekele, Lorraine Howe, Carlos Shenga, Domingos A. Macucule, Joshua Kirshner, Yacob Mulugetta, Marcus Power, Sandy Robinson, David Jones and Vanesa Castán Broto
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:23
  21. The Paris Agreement aims at minimizing threats of climate change by keeping global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level and to pursue efforts to limit the rise to 1.5 de...

    Authors: Achiraya Chaichaloempreecha, Puttipong Chunark, Tatsuya Hanaoka and Bundit Limmeechokchai
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:22
  22. Residue-based biogas is considered as a renewable energy that should be used to improve energy security and household livelihoods in rural areas. Observational learning and word-of-mouth learning are critical ...

    Authors: Yangmei Zeng, Feng Qiu and Junbiao Zhang
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:21
  23. A further increase in renewable energy supply is needed to substitute fossil fuels and combat climate change. Each energy source and respective technologies have specific techno-economic and environmental char...

    Authors: M. Haase, C. Wulf, M. Baumann, C. Rösch, M. Weil, P. Zapp and T. Naegler
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:20
  24. The paper aims to elucidate to what extent the German Parliament exerts control over rail planning. Parliament has the budgetary right, but information asymmetries vis-à-vis the railway company Deutsche Bahn a...

    Authors: Felix Julian Koch, Jenny Rademann and Simon Fink
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:18
  25. Decarbonisation of the European economy is one of the main strategic goals of energy transition in the European Union (EU), which aims to become a leader in this process by 2050 and to include other European c...

    Authors: Mirjana Radovanović, Sanja Filipović, Simonida Vukadinović, Milovan Trbojević and Iztok Podbregar
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:16
  26. This paper is related to the current stage of development in the Western Balkans. Despite becoming growing instruments to finance sustainable green development, debt swaps and social or sustainability bonds ar...

    Authors: Igor Lukšić, Bojana Bošković, Aleksandra Novikova and Rastislav Vrbensky
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:15
  27. In recent years, the monitoring of occupant presence patterns has become an imperative for building energy optimization. Very often, there is a significant discrepancy between the building energy performance p...

    Authors: Robert Rusek, Joaquim Melendez Frigola and Joan Colomer Llinas
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:13
  28. Biomethane is a clean fuel upgraded from biogas. It has similar properties to natural gas vehicle (NGV) and can be used as a substitute for fossil fuels in the transportation and industrial sectors. Currently,...

    Authors: Pennapa Tonrangklang, Apichit Therdyothin and Itthichai Preechawuttipong
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:11
  29. Due to the problems we face today, such as wastewater pollution of aquifers and climate change, it is necessary to search for environmental solutions that help us minimize this problem. An alternative solution...

    Authors: Mónica Cristina Rodríguez-Palacio, René Bernardo Elías Cabrera-Cruz, Julio Cesar Rolón-Aguilar, Ricardo Tobías-Jaramillo, Marisol Martínez-Hernández and Cruz Lozano-Ramírez
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:10
  30. As the countries of the Western Balkans (WB) have committed to sustainable development, the process of regulatory and economic adjustment is underway. As part of the aforementioned fact, the WB countries have ...

    Authors: Barbara Pavlakovič, Andrea Okanovic, Bojana Vasić, Jelena Jesic and Polona Šprajc
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:9
  31. The increasing frequency of extreme weather events across the globe, the intensifying international debates about the political urgency to mitigate climate change, as well as the respective more action demandi...

    Authors: Sandra Venghaus, Meike Henseleit and Maria Belka
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:8
  32. Social life-cycle assessment (S-LCA) provides a framework to evaluate the social impacts of decisions made during the design phases of a product. Rooftop solar panels are considered an environmentally friendly...

    Authors: Ricardo J. Bonilla-Alicea and Katherine Fu
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:7
  33. The prices of energy resources are important determinants of sustainable energy development, yet associated with significant unknowns. The estimates of the impact of prices of energy products in the domestic m...

    Authors: Sandi Knez, Goran Šimić, Anica Milovanović, Sofia Starikova and Franc Željko Županič
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:6
  34. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 calls for the adoption and continued use of clean-burning stoves by the 2.9 billion people relying on unclean fuels (both solid biomass and kerosene). However, to date, the...

    Authors: Annelise Gill-Wiehl, Sara Sievers and Daniel M. Kammen
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:5
  35. The widespread use of sustainable energy technologies is a key element in the transformation of the energy system from fossil-based to zero-carbon. In line with this, technology acceptance is of great importan...

    Authors: Dorothee Baur, Philip Emmerich, Manuel Johann Baumann and Marcel Weil
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:4
  36. Transition discourses are gaining prominence in efforts to imagine a future that adequately addresses the urgent need to establish low carbon and climate resilient pathways. Within these discourses the ‘public...

    Authors: Alexandra Revez, Niall Dunphy, Clodagh Harris, Fionn Rogan, Edmond Byrne, Connor McGookin, Paul Bolger, Brian Ó Gallachóir, John Barry, Geraint Ellis, Barry O’Dwyer, Evan Boyle, Stephen Flood, James Glynn and Gerard Mullally
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:2
  37. The study background is based on the fact that The Recovery Plan for Europe envisages investing 30% of the huge budget in climate change, with the goal of zero gas emission by 2050. This ambitious plan will re...

    Authors: Jelena Jesic, Andrea Okanovic and Andrea Andrejevic Panic
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:50
  38. The paper aims at gaining insight into the implementation of the process of sustainable energy transition in the countries of Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan...

    Authors: Mirjana Radovanović, Sanja Filipović and Andrea Andrejević Panić
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:49