References sorted by class topic: (September 2007)


From the Encyclopedia of Energy, Ed. Cutler Cleveland, 2004 (table of contents here: )

Komanoff: Bicycling


Schumacher: Biodiesel Fuels


Klass: Bioenergy


Faaij: Biomass Combustion


Green: Biomass Impact on Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gas Emissions


Walsh: Biomass Resource Assessment


Guy: Consumption, Energy and the Environment


Brander: Easter Island, Resource Depletion and Collapse


Hosier: Energy Ladder In Developing Nations


Simmons: Environmental Change and Energy


Tyedmers: Fisheries and Energy Use


Food System, Energy Use in


Davidsdottir: Forest Products and Energy


Bayliss & Smith: Hunting and Gathering Societies, Energy Flows in


Pimentel: Industrial Agriculture, Energy Flows in


Worrel: Industrial Energy Use, Status and Trends


Schipper: International Comparisons of Energy End-Use: Benefits and Risks


Smil: Land Requirements of Energy Systems


Pimentel: Livestock Production and Energy Use


Grübler: Transitions in Energy Use


Womukonya: Women and Energy


Perlin: Wood Energy, History of -- followed by Bailis: Wood in Household Energy Use (page 10 and following of pdf)


Ayres, R.U., Turton, H. and Casten, T., 2007. Energy efficiency, sustainability and economic growth. Energy, 32: 634-648.



Ayres, R.U. and Warr, B., 2005. Accounting for growth: the role of physical work. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 16: 181-209.


Baer, P., Athanasiou, T. and Kartha, S., 2007. The Right to Development in a Climate Constrained World: The Greenhouse Development Rights Framework. 1-95


Benders R. M. J., H. C. Wilting, K. J. Kramer, and H. C. Moll, 2001. Description and application of the EAP computer program for calculating life-cycle energy use and greenhouse gas emissions of household consumption items. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 15:171-182.


Bradbrook, A.J. and Gardam, J.G., 2006. Placing access to energy services within a human rights framework. Human Rights Quarterly, 28: 389-415.


Brookes, L., 2000. Energy efficiency fallacies revisited. Energy Policy, 28: 355-366.


Carlsson-Kanyama, A., Engstrom, R. and Kok, R., 2005. Indirect and Direct Energy Requirements of City Households in Sweden. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 9: 221-235.


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Dias, R.A., Mattos, C.R. and Balestieri, J.A.P., 2006. The limits of human development and the use of energy and natural resources. Energy Policy, 34: 1026-1031.


Druckman A. and T. Jackson, 2008. Household energy consumption in the UK: A highly geographically and socio-economically disaggregated model. Energy Policy, 36:3177-3192.


Erb, K-H., Haberl, H., Krausmann, F., Lauk, C., Plutzar, C., Steinberger, J.K., Müller, C., Bondeau, A., Waha, K., Pollack, G. (2009) Eating the Planet: Feeding and fuelling the world sustainably, fairly and humanely– a scoping study. IFF Social Ecology Working Paper 116

Ezzati, M., Bailis, R., Kammen, D.M., Holloway, T., Price, L., Cifuentes, L.A., Barnes, B., Chaurey, A. and Dhanapala, K.N., 2004. Energy management and global health. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 29: 383-419.


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Frank, L.D., 2000. Land Use and Transportation Interaction - Implications on Public Health and Quality of Life. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 20: 6-22.


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Haas R., P. Biermayr, J. Zoechling, and H. Auer, 1998. Impacts on electricity consumption of household appliances in Austria: a comparison of time series and cross-section analyses. Energy Policy, 26:1031-1040.


Haas R., N. Nakicenovic, A. Ajanovic, T. Faber, L. Kranzl, A. Muller, and G. Resch, 2008. Towards sustainability of energy systems: A primer on how to apply the concept of energy services to identify necessary trends and policies. Energy Policy, 36:4012-4021.


Haberl, H., 2001. The Energetic Metabolism of Societies, Part I: Accounting Concepts. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 5: 11-33.


Haberl, H., Weisz, H., Amann, C., Bondeau, A., Eisenmenger, N., Erb, K.-H., Fischer-Kowalski, M. and Krausmann, F., 2006. The energetic metabolism of the EU-15 and the USA. Decadal energy input time-series with an emphasis on biomass. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 10: 151-171.
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Hill, J., Nelson, E., Tilman, D., Polasky, S. and Tiffany, D., 2006. Environmental, economic, and energetic costs and benefits of biodiesel and ethanol biofuels. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103: 11206-11210.


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Jackson T., 2009. Prosperity without growth? The transition to a sustainable economy. Sustainable Development Commission, pp. 1-133.


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Kemmler, A. and Spreng, D., 2007. Energy indicators for tracking sustainability in developing countries. Energy Policy, 35: 2466-2480.


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