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Challenging conventions towards energy sufficiency: ruptures in laundry and heating routines in Europe
(eceee Summer Study, 2019-06-03)
This contribution proposes to address a central question in social science approaches to household energy studies: how do conventions around energy services evolve, how do they alter over time, and how can they be changed ...
Sustainable transitions in residential energy use: Characteristics and governance of urban-based initiatives across Europe
Reducing domestic energy use in cities has become a key focus in achieving sustainability goals. Recent and on-going efforts to address excessive residential energy use have taken various forms and have been initiated by ...
Achieving sustainability transitions in residential energy use across Europe: The importance of problem framings
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the residential sector is central to European energy policy. However, the speed and scale of sustainable energy transitions need to accelerate. There is a growing consensus that meeting ...
An introduction to energy demand challenges in Europe
(Palgrave Pivot, Cham, 2019-06-08)
This opening chapter calls for greater attention to energy demand challenges in Europe. It argues that many obstacles and opportunities in achieving the so-called energy transition are social and cultural in nature and ...