Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America Sustainable Technology in Mexico and Brazil
Renewable Energy for the Arctic New Perspectives
The Politics of Energy Security Critical Security Studies, New Materialism and Governmentality
Electricity and Energy Transition in Nigeria
By Jennifer F. Sklarew
November 03, 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, Frederic Wurtz
August 25, 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, Columbia, France, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Spain, and Switzerland. It offers a comprehensive overview of recent ...
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 Avidan Kent
October 18, 2021
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 Elisabeth Marta Tómmerbakk
August 02, 2021
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 Ankit Kumar, Johanna Höffken, Auke Pols
June 17, 2021
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 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 ...
By Alexandra Mallett
March 11, 2020
This book explores the perplexing question of how to increase sustainable energy technology use in the developing world, and specifically focuses on two megacities within Latin America. Renewable Energy Uptake in Urban Latin America examines the market and uptake of two sustainable energy ...
By Gisele Arruda
March 04, 2020
This book explores various facets of the transition to renewable energy in the Arctic region. It critically examines the adverse effects of fossil fuel extraction and use, environmental and social impacts of climate change, and the possibility of a low carbon energy system through innovation and ...
By Johannes Kester
March 04, 2020
Energy security is known for its ‘slippery’ nature and subsequent broad range of definitions. Instead of another attempt to grasp its essence, this book offers a critical reflection that problematizes the use of energy security itself. After a short historical and methodological analysis of the ...
By Norbert Edomah
February 04, 2020
Electricity and Energy Transition in Nigeria provides readers with a detailed account of the dynamics of energy infrastructure change in Nigeria’s electricity sector. The book starts by introducing the basic theories underpinning the politics of energy infrastructure supply and goes on to explore ...