Main Recommendations

  • The Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA)


For the present situation, based on the main features and the main challenges of the energy development in Asia, the probable main recommendations for future sustainable energy development in Asia are: (1) To establish a sustainable energy system for Asia is the main objective and guide line for the future development. Sustainability means the exploitation of natural resource for the generation of energy within acceptable levels of global resource depletion and environmental pollution, but without destroying the ecological balance of the earth. The system could provide sufficient, reliable energy to cover the necessary consumption requirement. This approach will significantly reduce the fossil energy dependence and will lead to a large increase of non-carbon nuclear and renewable energy percentage. Each country should establish its own energy indicators for sustainable development, and formulate strategies that will continuously improve them.


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© Science Press Beijing and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • The Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia (AASA)
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  1. 1.Gyunggi-DoRepublic of Korea

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