Regional Cooperation in Renewable Energy and Fossil Fuel Development

  • Victoria R. Nalule
Part of the Energy, Climate and the Environment book series (ECE)


In this chapter the author discusses the potential of both fossil fuels and renewables in addressing the challenge of energy poverty. The chapter explores various regional efforts in the utilisation of these resources. Given the global concern about climate change, Nalule discusses the negative impacts of fossil fuels including issues to do with gas flaring and oil spills all of which contribute to climate change. It is on this basis that the author discusses the nexus between energy access, renewable energy, and climate change. Regional institutions and the legal framework associated with renewable energy developments are also discussed.


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  • Victoria R. Nalule
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  1. 1.Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP)University of DundeeScotlandUK

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