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Towards a practice-theoretical classification of sustainable energy consumption initiatives: Insights from social scientific energy research in 30 European countries
Reducing residential energy use and related CO2 emissions across society requires approaches that understand energy demand as dependent on the performance of a range of interconnected social practices, which includes aspects ...
The challenges of protecting rural coastal communities from climate change impacts. A Case Study: Maharees Conservation Association CLG
(NUI Galway, 2018)
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In situ10Be production-rate calibration from a 14C-dated late-glacial moraine belt in Rannoch Moor, central Scottish Highlands
An objective of terrestrial in situ cosmogenic nuclide research is to obtain precise and accurate production-rate estimates on the basis of geological calibration sites from a diverse range of latitudes and altitudes. ...
Interstadial rise and Younger Dryas demise of Scotland's last ice fields
(American Geophysical Union, 2018-04-06)
Establishing the atmospheric expression of abrupt climate change during the last glacial termination is key to understanding driving mechanisms. In this paper, we present a new 14C chronology of glacier behavior during ...
Imaginaries and practices: learning from ENERGISE about the integration of social sciences with the EU Energy Union
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-08-24)
This chapter aims (1) to identify problematic framings relating to the integration of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research with the developing EU Energy Union and (2) to account for the practice of SSH-related ...
Artists as workers in the rural; precarious livelihoods, sustaining rural futures
This paper explores rural-based artists' experiences of achieving sustainable livelihoods in rural localities as part of emerging discussions about the significance of culture and the cultural economy for rural development ...
Designing real-world laboratories for the reduction of residential energy use: Articulating theories of change
(Oekom Verlag, 2018-01-01)
Reducing residential energy use and carbon dioxide emissions is a policy concern across Europe. One of the approaches to address this problem, real-world laboratories (RwLs), has recently gained prominence as a means to ...
Developing a sustainable food strategy for large organizations: The importance of context in shaping procurement and consumption practices
Organizations such as hospitals, educational institutions and workplaces feed thousands of people every day and are key intermediaries in the food system. They are in a position to significantly shape the production, ...
Envisioning human security – commentary to Gill
(Geographical Society of Finland, 2018)
Prompted by Nick Gill’s review essay, ‘The suppression of welcome’, this commentary additionally reflects on attendant questions of security and responsibility in seeking to conceptualize a more human-centred vision of ...
Labour and education-related migration in the age of globalisation: new links between Brazil and Ireland
(Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 2018-12-22)
International migration over great distances is one expression of increased global connectivity. Migration between Brazil and Ireland since the late 1990s illustrates three well-recognised contemporary flows: recruitment ...