International Journal of Global Energy Issues

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Editor in Chief: Dr. M.A. Dorgham
ISSN online: 1741-5128
ISSN print: 0954-7118
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IJGEI provides an international forum and authoritative source of information on renewable and non-renewable energy resources, energy-economic systems, energy and environment, international energy policy issues, technological innovation and new energy sources. It envisages the use of analytical tools and concepts from multifarious disciplines to address concerns for ecological, social, economic and political dimensions of sustainability. IJGEI seeks to establish an effective channel for communication between policymakers, government agencies, concerned citizens, consumer bodies, industry, public authorities and members of academic/research institutions.


 Topics covered include

  • Renewable/non-renewable energy resources
  • Global limits, fossil energy, nuclear energy technology/safety/waste
  • Economic development, market forces/world trade, transition countries
  • Assessments of energy systems/projects/policies
  • Energy conservation, buildings, transportation/mobility, agriculture
  • Ecological economics analyses, thermodynamic concepts
  • Entropic irreversibility, Second Law efficiency, exergy analysis
  • Energy accounting, "greened" national accounts
  • Uncertainty/risk, data quality issues for modelling/policy evaluation
  • Moral/political/scientific foundations for public decision-making
  • Industrial ecology, business strategies and sustainable development
  • Energy options in climate policy
  • Governance, Agenda 21, public sector strategies, geopolitics
  • North-South knowledge exchange, capacity building
  • Education, public information, technical training, employment

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IJGEI was initiated in 1990 by UNESCO. It is currently produced with the cooperation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (Energy Division), and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). It seeks to promote an innovative research agenda in support of international cooperation - including regional (as well as global) perspectives such as Europe, the Mediterranean, India, East Asia, the South Pacific, Latin America. Its interdisciplinary scope will support a wide reflection that can help decision makers and all citizens in the implementation of energy policies for sustainable development.


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IJGEI publishes original and review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, and notes, commentaries and news. Contribution may be by submission or invitation, and suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Dorgham, M.A., International Centre for Technology and Management, UK

Associate Editors

  • Ahamer, Gilbert, Graz University, Austria
  • Chevallier, Julien, University Paris Dauphine, France
  • Purohit, Pallav, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria
  • Qudrat-Ullah, Hassan, York University, Canada
  • Zhang, ZhongXiang, Fudan University, China

Regional Editor China

  • Wei, Yi-Ming, Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China

Editorial Board Members

  • Abdulai, Seyyid, OPEC Fund for International Development, Nigeria
  • Al-Hamad, Abdul Latif, Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, Kuwait
  • Bacher, P., Electricité de France, France
  • Ball Jr., Ben C., Integrated Energy Systems, USA
  • Benim, A. C., Duesseldorf University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Brown, Ashley C., Harvard University, USA
  • Busch, Niels E., Busch & Partners, Denmark
  • Chester, Lynne, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Cohen, Bruce, Formerly UN Economic Commission for Europe, Switzerland
  • Davis, J. Michael, ReliOn, USA
  • Essayyad, Musa, McNeese State University, USA
  • Gheorghe, Adrian V., Old Dominion University, USA
  • Gisiger, Michel, Independent Consultant, Switzerland
  • Goldemberg, Jose, State of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Hawley, Robert, World Nuclear University, UK
  • Holdren, John P., Harvard University, USA
  • Huntington, Hillard G., Stanford University, USA
  • Inyang, Hilary I., The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
  • Jefferson, Michael, London Metropolitan Business School, UK
  • Khodr, Hussein M., Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela
  • Koh, Siau Ching Lenny, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Kothari, D. P., J B Group of Institutions, India
  • Labys, Walter C., West Virginia University, USA
  • Liu, Ronghou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Maïsseu, André, WONUC, France
  • Maniatopoulos, C.S., European Commission, Belgium
  • Nasu, Sho, Energy Conservation Center, Japan
  • Norvik, Harald, Econ Management, Norway
  • Pachauri, Rajendra K., TATA Energy Research Institute (TERI), India
  • Pfaffenberger, Wolfgang, International University Bremen, Germany
  • Radetzki, Marian, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
  • Ruffing, Lorraine, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Switzerland
  • Speth, James Gustave, Yale University, USA
  • Strassburg, Wolfgang, RWE AG, Germany
  • Van Kleef, Tans, UNECE, Switzerland
  • Vargas, José I., Federal Government of Brazil, Brazil
  • Velikhov, Evgeny Pavlovich, Kurchatov Institute, Russian Federation
  • Vilogorac, Sead, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Switzerland
  • Voß, Alfred, University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Weyant, John P., Stanford University, USA


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