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Climate Change and Energy Decision Aid Systems for the Case of Egypt

  • Aya Sedky Adly
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Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)

Abstract

Energy is always conserved, and it cannot be destroyed nor created; it can only be transformed from one form to another. Determining which forms are more useful is strongly influenced by climate change. Moreover, the growth of energy production and consumption is strongly affecting and being affected by the climate change in many aspects. In warmer countries, such as Egypt, climate change is expected to have an even larger impact on different energy forms demand. However, since economic, technical, and environmental energy concerns change from country to another, addressing the impact of both current climate and future climate changes on demand should be worked out by decision-makers in accordance with the country policies and geographical conditions. This work is concerned with how experts should best characterize such uncertainties for decision-makers of climate change scenarios including changes in mean climate characteristics as well as changes in the frequency and duration of weather events in Egypt. It also provides decision aid in developing climate action plans and selecting the most suitable mechanisms in correspondence to energy demands.

Keywords

Egypt Climate change Energy Decision-making 

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  • Aya Sedky Adly
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  1. 1.Computer Science Department, Faculty of Computers & InformationHelwan UniversityCairoEgypt

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