Learning from Wind Power: Governance, Societal and Policy Perspectives on Sustainable Energy

Learning from Wind Power: Governance, Societal and Policy Perspectives on Sustainable Energy

by J. Szarka
     
 

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Bringing together contributions from leading researchers, this volume reflects on the political, institutional and social factors that have shaped the recent expansion of wind energy, and to consider what lessons this experience may provide for the future expansion of other renewable technologies.

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Bringing together contributions from leading researchers, this volume reflects on the political, institutional and social factors that have shaped the recent expansion of wind energy, and to consider what lessons this experience may provide for the future expansion of other renewable technologies.

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'What the book does well is to identify and disucss several barriers to making wind projects more acceptable for communities and environmental groups...Learning from Wind Power is an accessible and weighty contribution to the field.' - Ralitsa Hiteva, Sustainable Consumption Institute and School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Environment and Planning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230298743
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
05/24/2012
Series:
Energy, Climate and the Environment Series
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
259
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

PATRICK DEVINE-WRIGHT holds a chair in Human Geography at the University of Exeter, UK
DAVID ELLIOTT Emeritus Professor in Technology Policy at the Open University, UK
CLAIRE HAGGETT Lecturer in the Sociology of Sustainability at the University of Edinburgh, UK
ROBERT HOBARTY Energy and sustainable development expert
STEFANIE HUBER holds a master degree in Environmental Sciences and a certificate in teaching on environmental issues
STEPHEN JAY Lecturer in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Liverpool, UK
DAVID JONES Lecturer in Business Strategy and the Environment, Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University, UK
VOLKMAR LAUBER Professor in Comparative Politics at the University of Salzburg, Austria
ALAIN NADAI Socio-economist and research director at CIRED, France
MARTIN J. PASQUALETTI Professor of Geography in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University, USA
SIMON POWER Associate Director at Arup, UK

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