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The faster the better? Economic effects of the speed of inter‐city technology transfer in China
Although existing studies questioned the simple positive correlation between the technology transfer speed and the benefits, they have been widely condemned for lacking em-pirical evidence. Using the ...
Steering demand? Exploring the intersection of policy, practice and lives in energy systems change in Ireland
Recent advances in sociological investigations of energy-systems-change highlight the influence of a wide rangeof policies, beyond those typically considered relevant to energy, on energy demand. To this, a newfield of( ...
Towards a human security vision of global climate action
This commentary piece considers how smart climate action and effective climate resilience can be productively advanced via a securitization discourse that recalls the earlier emphases of the UN’s ‘human security’ concept ...
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 ...
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 ...