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Winds of change : the environmental movement and the global development of the wind energy industry

Author: Ion Bogdan Vasi
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
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In Winds of Change, Ion Bogdan Vasi argues that the development of wind energy is dependent not only on improvements in technology and economic forces, but also in large part on the efforts of the environmental movement. Vasi defines and analyzes three pathways through which the environmental movement has contributed to industry growth: it has influenced the adoption and implementation of renewable energy policies,  Read more...
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Vasi, Ion Bogdan.
Winds of change.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010016162
(OCoLC)609101316
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ion Bogdan Vasi
ISBN: 9780199842582 0199842582
OCLC Number: 729246299
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 256 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: the wind energy industry and the environmental movement --
The big picture --
Environmental campaigns and the adoption and implementation of feed-in tariffs --
Environmental campaigns and the adoption and implementation of renewable portfolio standards --
From thinking globally about climate change to acting locally on the energy challenge --
Going with the wind: the environmentalist transformation of the electricity sector --
Conclusion: the answer may be blowing in the wind.
Responsibility: Ion Bogdan Vasi.

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Winds of Change examines the global development of the wind energy industry from a political, social movements-based perspective. It shows the varying influence that the environmental movement has  Read more...

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