Energy and Society: A Critical Perspective

9780415740739: Energy and Society: A Critical Perspective
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Harriet Bulkeley is a Professor in the Department of Geography, University of Durham. Her research focuses on the processes and politics of environmental governance. Her recent books include Cities and Climate Change (2013), Governing Climate Change (2010), Cities and Low Carbon Transitions (2011), Governing the Climate: New Approaches to Rationality, Power and Politics (2014), Transnational Climate Governance (2014) and An Urban Politics of Climate Change (2014). She was awarded a Leverhulme Prize in 2007 for her 'outstanding contribution' to geographical research and an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Climate Change Leadership Fellowship in 2008 for her innovative work on cities and climate change. She has been an editor for the journal Environment and Planning C since 2008. She is currently involved in researching the politics and practice of smart grids in the UK, low carbon transitions in southern Africa, and continuing work on urban responses to climate change through the JPI Urban and ESRC project Governing Urban Sustainability Transitions. Harriet has undertaken commissioned research for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Friends of the Earth, UN-Habitat and the World Bank. In 2014, she was awarded the King Carl XVI Gustaf's Professorship in Environmental Science and a Visiting Professorship at Lund University, Sweden.

Professor and Chairman of the Strategy and Entrepreneurship Department at the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He received his BA from Yale University and an MBA and PhD from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Walker has previously taught at the Sloan School, MIT; at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; and at Yale University. The author of numerous articles, he is on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly and Strategic Organization. He has received several grants from the National Science Foundation.

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