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Making the transition

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the importance of a transition strategy—one that heads off the enormous projected expansion of coal-fired power stations and gets the existing ones closed as fast as possible. ... More


A new dawn for nuclear?

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains that along with renewables and energy efficiency, nuclear power technology has been suggested as a solution to climate change. Many civil programmes are run by countries with ... More


The Jaffa Powerhouse

Ronen Shamir

in Current Flow: The Electrification of Palestine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804787062
eISBN:
9780804788687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787062.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter traces material and human links that enabled the construction of the first electric power-station of Palestine in Jaffa. While the original British concession stipulated the construction ... More


Fields of planning action: housing, economy and infrastructure

Tim Marshall

in The Politics and Ideology of Planning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447337201
eISBN:
9781447337256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337201.003.0010
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Here three core fields of planning activity are analysed, to excavate the political and ideological forces in play in each case. The fields are housing, commercial development (industry, retail, ... More


July

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter details the east country in July, looking at a nuclear power station in Sizewell. Once a fishing village and a remote smugglers' spot, Sizewell has been known for fifty years for the ... More


The Nationalist State and Rural Infrastructure

Toby Lincoln

in Urbanizing China in War and Peace: The Case of Wuxi County

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841003
eISBN:
9780824868017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841003.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In 1930, changes in the law meant that management of Wuxi City reverted back to the county government, but this only served to extend state power over urbanization. Public offices, sub-county ... More


Bad Neighbors

Richard Revesz and Jack Lienke

in Struggling for Air: Power Plants and the "War on Coal"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190233112
eISBN:
9780197559536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190233112.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

In Chapter 3, we examined how and why Congress decided to shield existing sources from the bulk of the EPA’s performance standards for stationary sources. In Chapter 4, we showed how the duration ... More


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