The Politics of Green Transformations

The Politics of Green Transformations

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qRecalling past transformations, this book examines what makes the current challenge different, and especially urgent. It analyses how green transformations must take place in the context of the particular moments of capitalist development, and in relation to particular alliances. The book emphasises the role of the state and the role of citizens, as innovators, entrepreneurs, green consumers and members of social movements. Green transformations must be both 'top-down', involving elite alliances between states and business, but also 'bottom up', pushed by grassroots innovators and entrepreneurs, and part of wider mobilisations among civil societyq--Fouquet, R. and Pearson, P. (2012) a#39;Past and prospective energy transitions: Insights from historya#39;, Energy Policy, vol 50, pp1a€“7. ... Development, Revised- Paper-rh-MF-x-STEPS.pdf, FressoliEtAl-Second, accessed 20 June 2014. ... Geels, F. W. (2005a) Technological Transitions and System Innovations: A Co-Evolutionary and Socio- Technical Analysis, Edwardanbsp;...

Title:The Politics of Green Transformations
Author:Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach, Peter Newell
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-01-09


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