Ecological Modernisation and Renewable Energy

Hardcover | March 15, 2011

byDavid Toke

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This book develops a new theory of "identity" ecological modernization (EM), to analyze 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 technologies.



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This book develops a new theory of "identity" ecological modernization (EM), to analyze 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 convention...

DAVID TOKE is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science and International Studies, University of Birmingham, UK. He has written many publications and worked on funded projects. He wrote the report which started the drive for UK renewable feed-in tariffs and is now working on EU and ESRC funded projects involving renewable...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.64 × 5.7 × 0.83 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230224261

ISBN - 13:9780230224261

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Revising Ecological Modernisation Theory
Renewable Energy: a new identity and a new industry
California- The Growth of a Renewables Industry
USA: Consolidation of a Renewables Industry?
Germany, Spain, UK, Australia and China
Conclusion