Sustainable Developments and Energy Strategies in Turkey

ÖZTÜRK, Murat and ÖZEK, Nuri and AKKURT, İskender and UZUNKAVAK, Mehmet (2010) Sustainable Developments and Energy Strategies in Turkey. In: 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Development, June 8-9 2010, Sarajevo.


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Fossil fuels have been used as energy source which is used in a variety of fields such as running factories, transportation, electricity generation and also homes and buildings, since the Industrial Revolution. As the energy consumption is strongly related with the living standards and development of the countries, new energy sources should be created. This is also necessary because of the causing global warming, climate change, melting of ice caps, and increase in sea levels, ozone layer depletion, acid rains, and pollution of fossils. Country such as Turkey is developing and thus energy consumption getting larger, needs to develop new strategies for energy in order to compensate this energy need. For the purpose of this study, Turkey is considered as representative of the various spectra of development in the continent and a review is presented on the energy policy of Turkey and how far these policies are meeting up to the challenges of sustainable developments.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Energy policy, sustainable development, Turkey.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Depositing User: Mr. Ibrahim Kinal
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2012 14:31
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2012 10:32

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