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Energy transition


The notion of energy transition and even the reality of it are controversial among academic works. Its multiple dimensions, systemic effects, and uneven developments – for instance, in relation to health, agriculture, or biodiversity concerns – also make these processes complex ones to study. After an intro- ductory section that brings together some definitions and their critics, we focus on issues of justice and democracy in relation to specific processes of an energy transition. In so doing, we propose to introduce the reader interested in sociology and related social sciences (such as geography, economy, or anthropology) to key results and debates that are particularly vivid in this field.
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halshs-04454848 , version 1 (13-02-2024)




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Olivier Labussiere, Alain Nadaï. Energy transition. Elgar Encyclopedia of Environmental Sociology, 2024, ⟨halshs-04454848⟩
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