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

Ion Bogdan Vasi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746927
eISBN:
9780199827169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746927.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book brings social movements into the study of market formation and industry growth. It starts from the observation that while wind power stands out as a renewable energy success story in some ... More


Going with the Wind: The Environmentalist Transformation of the Electricity Sector

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/9780199746927.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter shows that the electricity sector has undergone two transformations since the 1990s. First, small, traditional wind turbine manufacturers have become industrial heavyweights, and ... More


Environmental Campaigns and the Adoption and Implementation of Feed-in Tariffs

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/9780199746927.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the way in which environmental groups and activists shape the energy policymaking processes. Based on case studies of countries that adopted early and strong feed‐in tariff ... More


Environmental Campaigns and the Adoption and Implementation of Renewable Portfolio Standards

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/9780199746927.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the way in which environmental groups and activists shape the energy policymaking processes in countries that have very good wind potential but a social context that is less ... More


The Solution: Using Renewable Energy, Efficiency, and Conservation to Address Climate Change

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 6 discusses many CC solutions that avoid nuclear fission. Because wind and solar-PV power are fully developed, are relatively inexpensive, and ... 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


Reducing Carbon-Based Electricity Generation: Is the Answer Blowing in the Wind?

Aileen Mcharg and Anita Rønne

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

In 1997, the European Union (EU) resolved to increase the overall share of renewable energy sources (encompassing heating, electricity generation, and transport) within the EU to 12 per cent by 2010. ... More


Establishing an Offshore Electricity Grid: A Legal Analysis of Grid Developments in the North Sea and in US Waters

Olivia Woolley, Peter J. Schaumberg, and Graham St. Michel

in Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199645039
eISBN:
9780191738647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645039.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the legal issues associated with proposals for offshore grid development in the EU and the US, and compares the means by which these might be addressed. The chapter is ... More


Trimming the Data on Nuclear Greenhouse Emissions

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 2 begins by outlining the origins and history of nuclear technology. It goes on to show how claims that nuclear fission is a low-carbon ... More


Offshore Wind and Wave Energy and Ocean Governance

Megan E. Higgins and Jason Busch

in Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199368747
eISBN:
9780199368761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368747.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the legal, policy, and environmental issues related to the development of offshore energy, specifically wave and wind technology development. A history of energy consumption in ... More


The Impact of Energy on Health, Environment, and Sustainable Development: The TANSTAAFL Problem  

George (Rock) Pring, Alexandra Suzann Haas, and Benton Tyler Drinkwine

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The TANSTAAFL principle— ‘There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch’—controls everything on our energy menu. All forms of energy have their negative impacts on sustainable development ... 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


Renewable Energy in National Legislation: Challenges and Opportunities

Richard L. Ottinger, Lily Mathews, and Nadia Elizabeth Czachor

in Beyond The Carbon Economy: Energy Law in Transition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199532698
eISBN:
9780191701054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532698.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Energy from renewable sources holds great promise for meeting the energy and development needs of countries throughout the world, without the negative external impacts of fossil fuels. This promise ... More


The Green Team: Government and Business

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

The chapter examines the role of government in green industries from 1980 to the present, using the examples of waste management and wind and solar energy. In waste, privatization and more stringent ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


Engaging China on Clean Energy Cooperation

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/9780231153317.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the status of and the opportunities emanating from the unique and decisive relationship between the United States and China on energy and climate. It also offers recommendations ... More


Community Benefit Agreements for Wind Farm Siting in Context

LeRoy C. Paddock and Max Greenblum

in Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activity: Legal Change and Impact on Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767954
eISBN:
9780191821783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767954.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the problems of obtaining community support and consent for wind farm development. Wind energy production has dramatically increased in the United States since the turn of the ... More


Opposition to Wind Farms and the Possible Responses of the Legal System

Anita Rønne

in Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activity: Legal Change and Impact on Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767954
eISBN:
9780191821783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767954.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter inquires into the reasons for public opposition to wind turbine projects, and investigates the different community benefit schemes that are in use to reduce and compensate for the ... More


Strategic Environmental Assessment and Public Participation in Infrastructure Siting: Klickitat County, Washington’s Wind Energy Overlay Zone

Hilary Boudet and Joseph Grandolfo

in The Governance of Infrastructure

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198787310
eISBN:
9780191829369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787310.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The use of strategic (or programmatic) environmental assessment has been touted as a way to assess project impacts earlier and more comprehensively. Less well understood is how such an assessment ... More


Pioneering in Food and Energy

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter examines the pioneering green entrepreneurs in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who emerged in natural food and wind and solar energy. They were not conservationists but ... More


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