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Garcia, Ernest

Transitioning to a Post-Carbon Society

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Table of contents

Part I. Transition

1. The Deadlock of the Thermo-Industrial Civilization: The (Impossible?) Energy Transition in the Anthropocene
Alain Gras

2. Uncertainties, Inertia and Cognitive and Psychosocial Obstacles to a Smooth Transition
Joaquim Sempere

3. Towards the Post-Carbon Society: Searching for Signs of the Transition and Identifying Obstacles
Ernest Garcia, Mercedes Martinez-Iglesias

4. The Degrowth Imperative: Reducing Energy and Resource Consumption as an Essential Component in Achieving Carbon Budget Targets
John Wiseman, Samuel Alexander

Part II. Rethinking Austerity

5. Austerity Pasts, Austerity Futures?
Rebecca Bramall

6. Coffee, Toast and a Tip? Initial Reflections on the Transformation of the Self
Jorge Riechmann

7. Frugal Abundance in an Age of Limits: Envisioning a Degrowth Economy
Samuel Alexander

Part III. Case Studies

8. Cloughjordan Ecovillage: Modelling the Transition to a Low-Carbon Society
Peadar Kirby

9. Challenges for Wind Turbines in the Energy Transition: The Example of an Offshore Wind Farm in France
Laurence Raineau

10. Social Partners, Environmental Issues and New Challenges in the Post-Carbon Society
Climent Sanjuán

11. Landfill Culture: Some Implications to Degrowth
Ignasi Lerma Montero

12. Social Actions Transformed in a Post-Carbon Transition: The Case of Barcelona
Jesús Vicens

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Political Economy, Climate Change Management and Policy, Environmental Sociology, Environmental Politics, Development and Social Change, Anthropology

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
International Political Economy Series
Page amount
26 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349951765
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-95175-8

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