Special Issue "Technologies and Strategies of the Development of the Low Carbon Economy"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2020) | Viewed by 8768
Interests: investments and projects appraisal; valuation of natural resources; land use planning; energy economics and development; special and alternative forms tourism; green finance and development; forest; rural and regional development; socio-economic evaluation of res; operational research and natural resources
Interests: environment, renewable energy; economic development; environmental impact analysis; climate change; atmospheric pollution; water pollution regulations; environmental management standards; technology transfer; sustainability; higher education policy
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Nowadays, the development of low-carbon technologies has been proven to be a globally contentious issue, as it involves variable stakeholders of competitive interests. Such competitive interests are socio-economic inequalities, unforeseen geopolitical transitions, emerging innovative technologies, complex socio-political transitions of nations to achieve energy autonomy, competitive land use for energy production against agricultural production, uncertain post-human technologies involved in the transition from fossil-fuel dependence towards low-carbon systems. Currently, there are globally unexplored and diverse case studies that are strategically fostering the circular economy of co-production and pursuing profitability under green entrepreneurship and low carbon emissions. In response to such multifaceted traditional and novel approaches of the development of the low carbon economy, this Special Issue aims to attract inter- or trans-disciplinary works of scientific interest to deepen our understanding of these unexplored fields. Therefore, radical, rational, econometric, thematic, technological, and forecasting research activities are especially welcome about the concurring of low-carbon systems and its dynamics on technological innovativeness and business strategies. Besides this, research works on the active involvement of low-carbon systems that impact regional and national contexts of economy, society, environmental communication, education, public and private policies are also welcome. There are no geographical or developmental constraints on the research that will be considered, since we are warmly open to receiving and publishing a pluralistic spectrum of research works around the world in all developing and developed economies. Each region and each socio-cultural community has its own attractive and unique characteristics and it will be our scientific pleasure to gather and represent such a broad spectrum of multidisciplinary dynamics and geographical research backgrounds. Papers selected for this Special Issue are subject to a rigorous peer review procedure, enabling an integrated manner of dissemination of research advancements.
Prof. Garyfallos Arabatzis
Dr. Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos
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