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From Thinking Globally about Climate Change to Acting Locally on the Energy Challenge

Ion Bogdan Vasi

in Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter shows that although American environmental groups had little success in influencing federal energy policies, they contributed to a significant increase in local demand for renewable ... More


The Big Picture: The Environmental Movement's Impact on the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Ion Bogdan Vasi

in Winds of Change: The Environmental Movement and the Global Development of the Wind Energy Industry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter combines insight from the literature on industry creation and social movement outcomes to identify the main factors that shape the global development of the wind power industry. It ... More


Pre‐industrial Europe

Andreas Osiander

in Before the State: Systemic Political Change in the West from the Greeks to the French Revolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198294511
eISBN:
9780191717048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294511.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the late pre-Reformation period, re-urbanization and increasing monetization impacting on what had become a profoundly rural civilization gave rise to political structures markedly different from ... More


Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Joanna Lewis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

As the greatest coal-producing and consuming nation in the world, China would seem an unlikely haven for wind power. Yet the country now boasts a world-class industry that promises to make low-carbon ... More


China in the Global Wind Power Innovation System

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the origins of the modern wind turbine industry and explores the wind innovation system that has emerged in China. It also highlights the nation's current wind energy policy ... More


The Role of Foreign Technology in China’s Wind Power Industry Development

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines companies that came to China from Denmark, Germany, and the United States—the three early leaders in wind power technology development. It looks into how Chinese companies ... More


Wind Energy Leapfrogging in Emerging Economies

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter compares the strategies used by Chinese firms to develop wind power technology with those used in India and South Korea, the two other most successful “latecomers” to the wind industry. ... More


Goldwind and the Emergence of the Chinese Wind Industry

Joanna I. Lewis

in Green Innovation in China: China's Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153317
eISBN:
9780231526876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153317.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter presents a case study of Goldwind to illustrate how China is obtaining advanced wind power technology through international technology transfers. Starting as Xinjiang Wind Energy Company ... More


Blowin’ in the Wind

Mark L. Clifford

in The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166089
eISBN:
9780231539203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166089.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses wind power, which is a relatively new energy source. Like solar power, wind power relies on natural forces to produce electricity. Unlike fossil fuels, wind does not produce ... More


Wind-Power Development in Germany and the United States: Structural Factors, Multiple-Stream Convergence, and Turning Points

Roger Karapin

in State and Environment: The Comparative Study of Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027120
eISBN:
9780262323871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027120.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter compares wind-power development in Germany and the United States by focusing on the share of each country's total electricity generation or consumption that is produced from wind. More ... More


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