Ed Miliband, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, UK Government
'This very timely book is a welcome addition to the literature on a topic that is rightly occupying centre stage in global discussions. Climate change is the biggest challenge our civilisation has had to face because it requires the collective response of all peoples and all nations. The view of developing countries, contained in this volume, is crucial to negotiations towards defossilising our economies.'
Professor Sir David King, Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (and Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government 2000-2007
'Energy systems need to change around the world to help address environment and other sustainable development challenges. How energy solutions can be identified, developed, and implemented is of great concern to us all. This is recommended reading!'
Thomas B Johansson, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics, Lund University, Sweden
'By far the most comprehensive global overview of the inter-relationships between energy, environment and human development. Replete with key data, charts and diagrams... A tour de force.'
Hazel Henderson, Ethicalmarkets.com
'loaded with information'