Energy For The Future: A New Agenda

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EditorIvan Scrase

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Cutting carbon emissions is urgent but very challenging in wealthy democracies. Energy for the Future analyzes the changing contexts, imperatives and fault lines, and proposes ways forwards. Greater public engagement and a new approach to markets are vital, but traditional concerns with energy security and economic efficiency cannot be set aside.

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Cutting carbon emissions is urgent but very challenging in wealthy democracies. Energy for the Future analyzes the changing contexts, imperatives and fault lines, and proposes ways forwards. Greater public engagement and a new approach to markets are vital, but traditional concerns with energy security and economic efficiency cannot be...

IVAN SCRASE works on policy framings, appraisals and change in the areas of carbon abatement, energy efficiency, bioenergy and flood risk management. He trained at Oxford (BA) and Imperial College London (MSc, PhD), and has worked in academia, the NGO sector and environmental consultancy. GORDON MACKERRON is an economist who works on ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.61 × 5.49 × 0.72 inPublished:March 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PART I: THE ENERGY POLICY AGENDA
Introduction: Climate Policy is Energy Policy--I.Scrase, T.Wang, G.MacKerron, F.McGowan &--S.Sorrell
International Regimes for Energy: Finding the Right Level for Policy--F.McGowan
Energy Issues: Framing and Policy Change--I.Scrase &--D.Ockwell
Energy Governance: The Challenges of Sustainability--A.Smith
Lessons from the UK on Urgency and Legitimacy in Energy Policy-Making--G.MacKerron
Lock-In--I.Scrase &--G.MacKerron
PART II: TOWARDS A NEW AGENDA
Deliberative Socio-Technical Transitions--M.Lehtonen &--F.Kern
Technology Assessment and Innovation Policy--J.Watson
Distributed Generation: Transforming the Electricity Network--R.Sauter &--D.Bauknecht
Energy and the Citizen--M.Martiskainen &--J.Watson
Carbon Trading--S.Sorrell
Global Energy Solutions?--F.McGowan, D.Ockwell, G.MacKerron, J.Watson, M.Lehtonen &--I.Scrase
PART III: CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS
Conclusions: Transitions, Governance and Appraisal--I.Scrase, D.Bauknecht, F.Kern, M.Lehtonen, G.MacKerron, M.Martiskainen, F.McGowan, D.Ockwell, R.Sauter, A.Smith, S.Sorrell, T.Wang &--J.Watson
Energy Policy Implications--I.Scrase, F.Kern, M.Lehtonen, G.MacKerron, M.Martiskainen, F.McGowan, D.Ockwell, R.Sauter, A.Smith, S.Sorrell, T.Wang &--J.Watson
Afterword--A.Stirling