The objective of TARDIS 2008 is to integrate the scientific communities that address pivotal aspects of sustainable development as these relate to energy. The following specific issues will be addressed:
- The technology and resource mix that will likely minimize ecological impact while meeting global energy needs.
- Trade-offs in terms of environmental impacts and costs inherent for any choice of technology and resource system.
- Policies that are likely to foster the adoption of practical, economical and environmentally sound energy Technologies.
- Policies that are likely to secure long term conservation of the productivity of renewable resources while meeting global energy demand.