About the Author
IVAN SCRASE works on policy framings, appraisals and change in the areas of carbon abatement, energy efficiency, bioenergy and flood risk management. He trained at Oxford (BA) and Imperial College London (MSc, PhD), and has worked in academia, the NGO sector and environmental consultancy.
GORDON MACKERRON is an economist who works on energy policy and economics, especially the trade-offs between policy objectives, as well as on electricity issues, especially nuclear power policy. He has worked in government and consultancy as well as academia and chaired the UK Government Committee on Radioactive Waste Management.
Table of ContentsForeword; S.Stagl PART I: THE ENERGY POLICY AGENDA Introduction: Climate Policy is Energy Policy; I.Scrase, T.Wang, G.MacKerron, F.McGowan & S.Sorrell International Regimes for Energy: Finding the Right Level for Policy; F.McGowan Energy Issues: Framing and Policy Change; I.Scrase& D.Ockwell Energy Governance: The Challenges of Sustainability; A.Smith Lessons from the UK on Urgency and Legitimacy in Energy Policy-Making; G.MacKerron Lock-In; I.Scrase& G.MacKerron PART II: TOWARDS A NEW AGENDA Deliberative Socio-Technical Transitions; M.Lehtonen & F.Kern Technology Assessment and Innovation Policy; J.Watson Distributed Generation: Transforming the Electricity Network; R.Sauter & D.Bauknecht Energy and the Citizen; M.Martiskainen & J.Watson Carbon Trading; S.Sorrell Global Energy Solutions?; F.McGowan, D.Ockwell, G.MacKerron, J.Watson, M.Lehtonen & I.Scrase PART III: CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS Conclusions: Transitions, Governance and Appraisal; I.Scrase, D.Bauknecht, F.Kern, M.Lehtonen, G.MacKerron, M.Martiskainen, F.McGowan, D.Ockwell, R.Sauter, A.Smith, S.Sorrell, T.Wang & J.Watson Energy Policy Implications; I.Scrase, F.Kern, M.Lehtonen, G.MacKerron, M.Martiskainen, F.McGowan, D.Ockwell, R.Sauter, A.Smith, S.Sorrell, T.Wang & J.Watson Afterword: Sustainable Energy - The Challenge of Choice; A.Stirling