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Ecological modernisation and renewable energy

David Toke

Ecological modernisation and renewable energy

by David Toke

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy development,
  • Renewable energy sources,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Environmental Policy,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / National,
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization,
  • Energy policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Toke
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ808 .T65 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 202 p. ;
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24885037M
    ISBN 109780230224261
    LC Control Number2011002018

    The aim of this chapter is to begin to explain the politics of the emergence of renewable energy as a major energy source since the s. It follows on from the previous chapter in that a central aim of this chapter is to discuss how the identity of renewable energy sources has emerged, changed and developed in response to the social Author: David Toke. TY - JOUR. T1 - Ecological modernisation, social movements and renewable energy. AU - Toke, David. PY - /1. Y1 - /1. N2 - Ecological modernisation (EM) theory has involved a debate about the relative importance of concentrating on incorporating technological change into mainstream industry and, on the other hand, developing ‘reflexive’ capacities for debate Cited by:

      Renewable energy (RE) illustrates well the logic of ecological modernisation (EM). This logic has successfully transformed RE from a fringe idea owned by largely environmental actors to a mainstream one embraced by a broader constituency. This mainstream embrace inevitably (re)shapes the renewables : Giorel Curran.   The Renewable Energy Data Book shows cumulative year-over-year growth in U.S. renewable energy capacity and generation, in addition to detailed technology-specific data. The Renewable Energy Data Book compiles the latest available statistics for the calendar year.

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About this book Introduction Develops a new theory of 'identity' ecological modernization (EM), to analyse renewable history and policy development in many of the world's states which are leading the drive to install renewable energy.

David Toke reinvigorates ecological modernisation (EM), a key theory of environmental development. Renewable energy was developed from the grass roots into an industry that is challenging the position of conventional fuel sources by maintaining a distinct identity which attracts popular support.

Expand/Collapse Synopsis Develops a new theory of 'identity' ecological modernization (EM), to analyse renewable history and policy development in many of the world's states which are leading the drive to install renewable : Palgrave Macmillan UK. Develops a new theory of 'identity' ecological modernization (EM), to analyse renewable history and policy development in many of the world's states which are leading the drive to install renewable energy.

'Identity EM' concerns how an industry has arisen allied to environmental NGOs to challenge the ascendancy of conventional energy : Palgrave Macmillan UK. Book Review: Ecological Modernisation and Renewable Energy. / Chen, Geoffrey C. In: Political Studies Review, Vol.

11, No. 1,p. Research output Author: Geoffrey C. Chen. (ebook) Ecological Modernisation and Renewable Energy () from Dymocks online store. Develops a new theory of 'identity' ecological. This book contains the papers presented at the First International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Renewable Energy held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in September The main aim of the conference was to give an opportunity to scientists, experts and researchers from different fields to convene and discuss environmental and energy.

About this book Develops a new theory of 'identity' ecological modernization (EM), to analyse renewable history and policy development in many of the world's states which are leading the drive to install renewable : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

It shows Apple’s head of sustainability, former EPA head Lisa Jackson, claiming on-stage at an Apple event, “We now run Apple on % renewable energy,” to loud applause. Ecological modernisation (EM) theory has involved a debate about the relative importance of concentrating on incorporating technological change into mainstream industry and, on the other hand, deve Cited by: "Develops a new theory of 'identity' ecological modernization (EM), to analyse renewable history and policy development in many of the world's states which are leading the drive to install renewable energy.

Ecological modernisation (EM) theory has involved a debate about the relative importance of concentrating on incorporating technological change into mainstream industry and, on the other hand, developing ‘reflexive’ capacities for debate involving social movements (SMs).Author: David Toke.

In contrast, ecological modernization is particularly relevant in industrialised countries since it refers to a 'restructuring of the capitalist political economy along more environmentally sound lines' (Dryzek,p).

At the core of the ecological modernisation discourse in all its variations is the belief. The best books on Renewable Energy recommended by Juliet Davenport.

The chief executive of Good Energy says we need to think big if we want to cut our use of high-carbon energy. She tells us about the intersection between business, politics and doing the right thing.

The book has been structured around three parts in order to assist readers in focusing on the issues that impact them the most for a given project or question. PART I covers the basic.

Ecological modernisation, social movements and renewable energy. Environmental Politics: Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. Cited by: In this book the ecological modernization capacity of Japan and Germany is analysed. The focus is on climate policy, nuclear energy, renewables, automobiltiy and rare earth.

The focused four policy areas are analyzed in depth and compared by experts from political science. We have inherited the bad/good energy dichotomy of fossil fuels versus renewable energy, a holdover from the environmental movement of the ’s that is misleading, if not false.

Fossil fuels are correctly understood to be at the heart of capitalism, industrialism. Conventional energy source based on coal, gas, and oil are very much helpful for the improvement in the economy of a country, but on the other hand, some bad impacts of these resources in the environment have bound us to use these resources within some limit and turned our thinking toward the renewable energy resources.

The social, environmental, and Author: Mahesh Kumar.The author explores the fraught politics of energy transitions in an age of climate change.

She does so through an ecological modernisation and corporate social responsibility lens which she contends shapes and underpins sustainability today.

Case studies cover climate policy, unconventional gas and renewable : Palgrave Macmillan UK.These include the unavailability of marketable technological solutions for relevant environmental problems like the loss of species, the rebound effect neutralising the incremental environmental improvements through economic growth (the dilemma of the “ N -curve”) as well as resistance by “modernisation losers”.Cited by: