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Governing the Energy Transition : Reality, Illusion or Necessity?.

Author: Geert Verbong; Derk Loorbach
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2012.
Series: Routledge studies in sustainability transitions.
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The Energy Transition, the inevitable shift away from cheap, centralized, largely fossil-based energy systems, is one of the core challenges of our time. This book provides a coherent and novel insight into the nature of this challenge and possible strategies to accelerate and guide such transitions. It brings together prominent European scholars and practitioners from the fields of energy transition research and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Verbong, Geert.
Governing the Energy Transition : Reality, Illusion or Necessity?
Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geert Verbong; Derk Loorbach
ISBN: 9780203126523 0203126521
OCLC Number: 798532666
Description: 1 online resource (386 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Governing the Energy Transition; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures; List of Boxes; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: Geert Verbong and Derk Loorbach; 2. Setting the Stage for the Energy Transition: Vincent Lagendijk and Geert Verbong; 3. Energy Transitions in Practice: The Case of Global IndoorClimate Change:Elizabeth Shove; 4. Resisting Change? The Transnational Dynamics of European Energy Regimes: Erik Van Der Vleuten and Per Högselius; 5. Carbon Capture and Storage: Sustainable Solution or ReinforcedCarbon Lock-In?:Philip Vergragt. 6. Analyzing Emerging Sustainable Energy Niches in Europe: A Strategic Niche Management Perspective:Rob Raven7. Motors of Sustainable Innovation: Understanding Transitions froma Technological InnovationSystem's Perspective:Roald Suurs and Marko Hekkert; 8. Civil Society in Sustainable Energy Transitions: Adrian Smith; 9. Future Electricity Systems: Visions, Scenarios and Transition Pathways: Geert Verbong and Frank Geels; 10. The Dutch Energy Transition Project (2000-2009): Frans Van Der Loo and Derk Loorbach. 11. Working in the Science-Policy Interface: Transition Monitoring in theDutch Energy Transition Program:Mattijs Taanman12. An International Perspective on the Energy Transition Project: Florian Kern; 13. Energy Governance in the European Union: Enabling Conditions for a Low Carbon Transition?: Måns Nilsson; 14. Conclusion: Is Governance of the Energy Transition a Reality, an Illusion or a Necessity?: Derk Loorbach and Geert Verbong; Contributors; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Routledge studies in sustainability transitions.

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The Energy Transition, the inevitable shift away from cheap, centralized, largely fossil-based energy systems, is one of the core challenges of our time. This book provides a coherent and novel insight into the nature of this challenge and possible strategies to accelerate and guide such transitions. It brings together prominent European scholars and practitioners from the fields of energy transition research and governance to draw attention to the current complex dynamics in the energy domain, and offer elegant and provocative explanations for current crises and lock-ins. They identify multip.

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