About the Book
Energy has emerged as a critical determinant of the modern economy. The crucial linkages between energy and economy have raised serious questions for policy-makers of both the advanced and developing societies. Security of energy is, undoubtedly, vital for the economic development but, at the same time, maintenance of ecological balance is needed for protecting the overall environment for the future generation. This edition examines the complexities of energy, economy and environment. The work is the comprehensive and critical assessment of the complex relationship among energy, economy and environment. The author is convinced that this edition would be an indispensable source of knowledge on the issue of energy security and environmental sustainability and extremely helpful for policy-makers, academicians as well as researchers.
About the Author
Dr. S. N. Yadav is India’s leading specialist on energy security and foreign policy, with a particular focus on Africa, Latin America, China and Central Asia. He has also presented numerous approach papers on energy security and foreign policy of China and India vis-a-vis Africa and Latin America. The author visited Portugal (Europe) in 2001, and Uganda (Africa) in 1999 and 2000 for undertaking academic and research assignments. He has written over a dozen of books. The author was nominated for the Chinese government fellowship, a joint research programme by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (Government of India) and the Government of the People’s Republic of China.