Energy Demand Challenges in Europe

Implications for policy, planning and practice

by Frances Fahy, Gary Goggins, Charlotte Jensen

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Book Description

This book examines the role of citizens in sustainable energy transitions across Europe. It explores energy problem framing, policy approaches and practical responses to the challenge of securing clean, affordable and sustainable energy for all citizens, focusing on households as the main unit of analysis. The book revolves around ten contributions that each summarise national trends, socio-material characteristics, and policy responses to contemporary energy issues affecting householders in different countries, and provides good practice examples for designing and implementing sustainable energy initiatives. Prominent concerns include reducing carbon emissions, energy poverty, sustainable consumption, governance, practices, innovations and sustainable lifestyles. The opening and closing contributions consider European level energy policy, dominant and alternative problem framings and similarities and differences between European countries in relation to reducing household energy use. Overall, the book is a valuable resource for researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and others interested in sustainable energy perspectives.


This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Energy Demand Challenges in Europe ebook for free in PDF format (2.9 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Sociology and Social Sciences
Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Published
2019
Pages
165
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030203382
ISBN10
3030203387
ISBN13 Digital
9783030203399
ISBN10 Digital
3030203395
PDF Size
2.9 MB
License
CC BY

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