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Title Making choices about hydrogen : transport issues for developing countries / edited by Lynn K. Mytelka and Grant Boyle
Published Ottawa : International Development Research Centre ; Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 379 pages) : illustrations
Contents ""Contents""; ""Tables and figures""; ""Contributors""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Acronyms""; ""Part I Hydrogen and fuel cells: An ongoing debate""; ""Introduction""; ""1 Hydrogen fuel cells and alternatives in the transport sector: A framework for analysis""; ""2 The Japanese strategy for R & D on fuel-cell technology and on-road verification test of fuel-cell vehicles""; ""3 The US Hydrogen Fuel Initiative""; ""4 Passion, purpose and partnerships: Building the hydrogen infrastructure""; ""Part II Making choices about hydrogen and fuel cells for sustainable transport""
""11 The race to develop fuel cells: Possible lessons of the Canadian experience for developing countries""""12 Automobile emissions and the environment: The Malaysian experience""; ""Part IV Strategies and roadmaps""; ""Introduction""; ""13 Transition to hydrogen and fuel cells""; ""14 Future prospects and public policy implications for hydrogen and fuel-cell technologies in Canada""; ""15 Hydrogen and fuel-cell activities in China""; ""16 Developing a strategy for the application of emerging hydrogen and fuel-cell technologies in Nigeria�s transport sector""
""17 Hydrogen and fuel-cell technology issues for South Africa: The emerging debate""""18 Dealing with a disruptive technology: Issues for developing countries""; ""Index""
""Introduction""""5 Alternative transport fuels in developing countries and implications for approaching hydrogen""; ""6 The ethanol and biodiesel programmes in Brazil""; ""7 Diversifying the energy portfolio: Competencies and investment opportunities in Nigeria""; ""8 Egypt�s policies and measures for sustainable transport""; ""9 Practical pathways towards a ��hydrogen economy��: A view from Iceland""; ""Part III Hydrogen fuel cells and the global automobile industry""; ""Introduction""; ""10 The strategies of the Japanese auto industry in developing hybrid and fuel-cell vehicles""
Summary This book is a product of the information exchange and learning processes that began at that meeting and led subsequently to the holding of a side event at the fifteenth session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development in May 2007. It reflects the continuing debates over hydrogen, fuel cells and their alternatives, and addresses the growing need for a continuous stream of information on new research, innovation strategies and policies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fuel cells -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
Hydrogen -- Developing countries.
Proton exchange membrane fuel cells -- Costs.
Form Electronic book
Author Boyle, Grant.
Mytelka, Lynn Krieger.
LC no. 2008023200
ISBN 1552504131
9280871242 (electronic bk.)
9789280871241 (electronic bk.)