About the Author
Kornelis Blok holds a Chair in Energy Systems Analysis at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. He has authored and co-authored over 100 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, several books and 250 research reports, conference contributions and other scientific publications. He was a lead author for the Third and Fourth Assessment Reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the organisation that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.Evert Nieuwlaar is Assistant Professor of Energy Analysis at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. He has more than 30 years of experience in research and education in the field of energy, environmental and sustainability issues. He teaches courses in thermodynamics, energy conversion technologies, energy analysis (introductory and advanced) and life cycle assessment.