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Resources round-up: latest publications from the T2S community

Our April 2018 newsletter includes numerous journal articles, books, blogs, book chapters, videos and more from the T2S community. Many of these are available open access.

A perspective on radical transformations to sustainability: resistances, movements and alternatives
Leah Temper, Mariana Walter, Iokiñe Rodriguez, Ashish Kothari, Ethemcam Turham (2018), Sustainability Science

This paper presents key results and ideas that the ACKNOWL-EJ network has been developing over the past two years.

From boomerangs to minefields and catapults: dynamics of trans-local resistance to land-grabs
Leah Temper (2018), Journal of Peasant Studies

Integrating Techno-Economic, Socio-Technical and Political Perspectives on National Energy Transitions: a Meta-Theoretical Framework
Aleh Cherp, Vadim Vinichenko, Jessica Jewell, Elina Brutschin, and Benjamin K Sovacool (2018), Energy Research & Social Science

This article proposes a common framework for energy economists, sociologists of technology and political scientists to discuss national energy transitions as co-evolution of three types of systems: energy flows and markets, energy technologies and political action systems.

Towards transformative social learning on the path to 1.5 degrees
Thomas Macintyre, Heila Lotz-Sisitka, Arjen Wals, Coleen Vogel, Valentina Tassone (2018), Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

This paper provides insights into learning orientations and approaches that encourage change and transformation on the path to achieving the 1.5°C target. It argues that a wide range of learning orientations, including more inclusive and transformative social learning approaches, are needed to address the colossal challenges facing society.

How is transformative knowledge ‘co-produced’?
Andy Stirling, Adrian Ely and Fiona Marshall, 3 April 2018

The Limits to Capitalist Nature. Theorizing and Overcoming the Imperial Mode of Living
Ulrich Brand and Markus Wissen (2018)

The Political Economy of the Low-Carbon Transition: Pathways Beyond Techno-Optimism
Peadar Kirby and Tadhg O’Mahony (2018)

‘Raising the temperature’: the arts in a warming planet
Diego Galafassi, Sacha Kagan, Manjana Milkoreit, María Heras, Chantal Bilodeau, Sadhbh Juarez Bourke, Andrew Merrie, Leonie Guerrero, Guðrún Pétursdóttir, Joan David Tàbara (2018), Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

Silent transformation to 1.5°C — with China’s encumbered leading
Paul Shrivastava and Sybille Persson (2018), Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

Rising to the Challenge, Together: A Review and Critical Assessment of the US Adaptation Field
Susi Moser, Joyce Coffee and Aleka Seville (2018). Troy, MI: The Kresge Foundation

Transformación de conflictos, interculturalidad y justicia ambiental en América Latina desde la construcción de autonomías indígenas
Iokiñe Rodríguez, Mirna Inturias, Rolain Borel, Ana Cabria Mellace, Juliana Robledo and Carlos Sarti in: Ledesma, M. (Coord.) Justicia e Interculturalidad Análisis y pensamiento plural en América y Europa (2017)

Reconciling qualitative and quantitative  storytelling in just energy decision making: A research design challenge contribution
Ethemcan Turhan, Alevgul Şorman and Katarina Larsen in: Sumpf, P. and Büscher, C. (eds.) Control, change and capacity-building in energy systems (2018)

The Transformation Labs (T-Labs) Approach to Change
Per Olsson, 14 February 2018

Things can change: History and Transformations to Sustainability
by Nathan Oxley, Jonathan Dolley, Shilpi Srivastava and Gordon McGranahan, 7 February 2018

This list is not exhaustive – please contact us if you’d like to see your publications featured here and in a future edition of the newsletter.


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