Islands of hope: seeds for wider energy transitions?

Rynikiewicz, Christophe and Snape, Richard (2012) Islands of hope: seeds for wider energy transitions? In: Topsø Larsen, Karin (ed.) From One Island to Another: A Celebration of Island Connections. Centre for Regional and Tourism Research (CRT), Neksø‎, pp. 179-190. ISBN 9788791677298

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Abstract

Islands are excellent case studies for the concept of sustainability, and to show the value of systems thinking. Several present island-societies, amongst them those on Baltic Sea or European islands, offer the opportunity to develop a significant change in how sustainability is to be understood in a broader as well as in a deeper sense. In this discussion, we concentrate on geographical islands, although it should be borne in mind that there are instances where communities form an island bounded by factors other than geography such as common interest, socio-economic class, opportunity etc.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > GE170 Environmental policy
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: Christophe Rynikiewicz
Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2012 09:11
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2012 09:12
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/39548
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