Based on state-of-the-art science and technologies, this book disseminates the latest advancements concerning the relationship between renewable energy and climate change and presents the best practices to further utilize renewable energy for mitigation. It examines issues of climate change from different renewable energy fronts by the respective experts from around the world. While high-level and in-depth technological advancements are judiciously presented, it also discusses different types of renewable energy and the associated technologies in consideration of the various perspectives of economy, availability, and societal implications in different regions.


 Discusses the concept of leapfrogging renewable energy technologies in developing countries for the purpose of minimizing human-induced climate change impacts as rapidly as possible

 Includes various options from high technology to sustainable agriculture

 Presents and compares the latest novel and emerging potential technologies

 Outlines how to advance renewable energy by improving energy storage and optimizing financial incentives and management

Renewable Energy for Mitigating Climate Change enlightens readers from a renewable energy perspective on how to best tackle the challenges of climate change. This is a must-read for senior undergraduate and graduate students in environmental studies, decision- and policymakers, educators, and every environmental steward. The interests of all stakeholders, especially future generations, form the thread connecting all the chapters together into a powerful tool to mitigate global climate change.

chapter 1|12 pages

Furthering Renewable Energy for Climate Change Mitigation

Case Study on the Implementation in Eco-Industrial Estates in Thailand

chapter 3|14 pages

Energy Storage

A Practical Solution to Increase Wind Energy Integration in the US Electricity Sector

chapter 5|32 pages

The Impact of Traditional Natural Stones on Energy Efficiency for Sustainable Architecture

The Case of an Authentic Restaurant in Harput Region

chapter 9|16 pages

Addressing Agricultural Pressures on Water Resources

A DEA Environmental Assessment in the Case of European Transboundary Basins