COP27 Special Issue: UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27)

Pathways to Net Zero

The 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), to be held in Egypt from November 6th to 18th 2022, seeks renewed solidarity between countries to deliver on the landmark Paris Agreement, for people and the planet. Elsevier are proud to offer this free access special issue with over 110 book chapters and journal articles covering a range of key issues and innovations, as well as an engaging podcast episode with Corey Peterson, Chief Sustainability Officer at the University of Tasmania, Australia.


Sustainable Energy Systems on Ships, 2022, pp 403-428

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 7, 11, and 12 by reviewing the main renewable fuel production pathways and potential energy carriers for ships, and evaluating their sustainability.

Sustainable Energy Management Second Edition, 2022, pp 181-277

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 7, 11, and 12 by defining the three fundamental strategic priorities of sustainable energy management: exploitation of renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, and risk management, and presenting the basic model for risk management in the field of sustainable energy management.

Solar Energy Advancements in Agriculture and Food Production Systems, 2022, Pages 159-210

This chapter advances SDG goals 7, 11, and 13, by presenting the direct integration of solar photovoltaic energy with food production, supporting cleaner, more sustainable agriculture, with decreased impact on climate change.

Wind Turbine Icing Physics and Anti-/De-icing Technology, Wind Energy Engineering, 2022, Pages 135-168

This chapter contributes to SDG goals 7, 11, and 13, by explaining advanced techniques for wind turbine icing mitigation, supporting improved performance and durability of wind turbines, a crucial renewable energy source for sustainable development and climate objectives.

Handbook of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Photovoltaic Systems: Modeling, Control, Optimization, Forecasting and Fault Diagnosis, 2022, Pages 149-182

This chapter contributes to SDG goals 7 and 11 by exploring optimization of photovoltaic systems using artificial intelligence techniques, meaning improved production and use of this essential renewable energy source.

Electric Power Systems Resiliency: Modelling, Opportunity and Challenges,  2022, Pages 149-163

This chapter advances SDG goals 7, 9, and 11 by improving our ability to use smart grids to provide stable, demand- and market-responsive energy.

Blockchain-Based Systems for the Modern Energy Grid, 2022, Pages 115-134

This chapter supports SDG goals 7 and 9 by proposing new ways of using blockchain to support renewable energy market.
Efficiency, consistency and sufficiency as complementary strategies for sustainable mobility.

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Volume 103, February 2022

Transport emissions play a large role in climate change. Unfortunately, measures to address this risk creating inequalities in access to mobility. This article proposes policy recommendations to reconcile these two problems.

Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta,
Volume 306,
Pages 281-303

The findings support the possibility that FBOM-δ13C can be used as a paleoceanographic proxy for surface water [CO2(aq)] and thus atmospheric pCO2.

Fuel Communications, Volume 11, June 2022, 100065

This paper is a review of renewable energy potentials and energy usage statistics in Ghana.