Local Energy Governance Opportunities and Challenges for Renewable and Decentralised Energy in France and Japan
By Paola Velasco Herrejón, Breffní Lennon, Niall P. Dunphy
December 01, 2023
Living with Energy Poverty: Perspectives from the Global North and South expands our collective understanding of energy poverty and deepens our recognition of the phenomenon by engaging with the lived experiences of energy-poor households across different contexts. Understanding the lived ...
By Bertug Ozarisoy, Hasim Altan
September 28, 2023
This book explores energy consumption and thermal comfort in the social housing sector in the Eastern Mediterranean basin. This book presents a novel methodological framework for the optimisation of post-war social housing developments in the Eastern Mediterranean climate. The authors draw on ...
By Elisabeth Marta Tómmerbakk
May 31, 2023
This book addresses some of the controversies and uncertainties associated with reducing the extensive exploitation of fossil fuels due to their role in global warming. Elisabeth Marta Tómmerbakk explores why a transition towards a post-carbon society is so difficult to accomplish by examining how...
By Avidan Kent
May 31, 2023
This book will discuss the legal tools offered by international law that can support foreign direct investment (FDI) in the renewable energy sector in the Global South. Promoting and increasing investment in the renewable energy sector is crucial for limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C and ...
By Ranjan Datta, Margot Hurlbert, William Marion
February 09, 2023
This book examines how current energy and water management processes affect Indigenous communities in North America, with a specific focus on Canada. Currently, there is no known Indigenous community-led strategic environmental assessment (ICSEA) tool for developing community-led solutions for ...
By Ngozi Chinwa Ole, Eduardo G. Pereira, Peter Kayode Oniemola, Gustavo Kaercher Loureiro
February 02, 2023
This book investigates the role of law in enabling and addressing the barriers to the development of off-grid renewable electricity (OGRE). The limited development of OGRE is ascribed to a host of social, economic, and legal barriers, including the problem of initial capital costs, existing ...
By Ankit Kumar, Johanna Höffken, Auke Pols
January 09, 2023
This book explores how, in the wake of the Anthropocene, the growing call for urgent decarbonisation and accelerated energy transitions might have unintended consequences for energy poverty, justice and democracy, especially in the global South. Dilemmas of Energy Transitions in the Global South ...
By Jennifer F. Sklarew
November 14, 2022
This book explores an ongoing puzzle: why don’t catastrophic events, such as oil shocks and nuclear meltdowns, always trigger transitions away from the energy technologies involved? Jennifer F. Sklarew examines how two key factors – shocks and stakeholder relationships - combine to influence ...
By Gilles Debizet, Marta Pappalardo, Frédéric Wurtz
September 06, 2022
This book draws on social science analysis to understand the ongoing dynamics within and surrounding local energy communities in reliably electrified countries: Belgium, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. It offers a comprehensive ...
By George Jiglau, Anca Sinea, Ute Dubois, Philipp Biermann
May 06, 2022
This book explores the issue of energy poverty in post-communist Europe and shows how it is viewed and addressed through public policies. Energy poverty is severely affecting many parts of the European Union, but up until now only a few comparative analyses have been developed to understand the ...
By Magali Dreyfus, Aki Suwa
March 31, 2022
Local Energy Governance: Opportunities and Challenges for Renewable and Decentralised Energy in France and Japan examines the extent of the energy transition taking place at a local level in France and Japan, two countries that share ambitious targets regarding the reduction of GHG emissions, their...
By Mirza Sadaqat Huda
April 28, 2020
This book analyses the key political challenges to regional energy cooperation in South Asia. It argues that investment in the planning of regional energy projects can increase their viability and also drive integration and peacebuilding. Regional cooperation has been substantiated by academics ...