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Sustainable Energy Transitions

Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Decarbonization

Authors: Mulvaney, Dustin

  • Introduces the key concepts of sustainable energy transitions
  • Integrates energy concepts from sustainability studies and the social sciences
  • Includes the most recent discussions on key policies facing renewable energy issues 
  • Utilizes international case studies, many of which will be first- hand accounts from the author’s research
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About this Textbook

This textbook introduces the key concepts that underpin sustainable energy transitions. Starting with the basic biophysical principles, current sources and environmental consequences of existing energy resource use, the book takes readers through the key questions and topics needed to understand, prescribe, and advocate just and sustainable energy solutions. 
The interdisciplinary nature of the book aims to build bridges across the social and natural sciences and humanities, bringing together perspectives, ideas and concepts from engineering, economics, and life cycle assessment to sociology, political science, anthropology, policy studies, the humanities, arts, and some interdisciplinary thinkers that defy categories. This accessible approach fills the gap for a textbook that integrates sustainability science and engineering studies with strong empirical social science and it will be a useful tool to anyone interested in the socio-ecological dimensions of energy system transitions. 

About the authors

Dustin Mulvaney is Professor in the Environmental Studies Department at San José State University, USA. His contributions to research in political ecology and science & technology studies include work on environmental justice, solar energy commodity chains, and public lands and energy development in the American West. He has published across a wide variety of journals and is the author of Solar Power: Innovation, Sustainability, Environmental Justice (2019).

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA in USD
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: February 3, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-48912-0
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Softcover $54.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: January 6, 2021
  • ISBN 978-3-030-48911-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Please be advised Covid-19 shipping restrictions apply. Please review prior to ordering
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Energy Transitions
Book Subtitle
Socio-Ecological Dimensions of Decarbonization
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-48912-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-48912-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-48911-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 243
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 48 illustrations in colour
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