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The governance of sustainable socio-technical transitions
What is protective space? Reconsidering niches in transitions to sustainability
Grassroots innovations for sustainable development: Towards a new research and policy agenda
Abstract Innovation and community action are two important strands for sustainable development. Yet they have not hitherto been linked. Community action is a neglected, but potentially important,…
Translating Sustainabilities between Green Niches and Socio-Technical Regimes
- Adrian Smith
- Environmental ScienceTechnol. Anal. Strateg. Manag.
- 1 July 2007
Analysis of niche-regime interactions in the areas of food and housing and the development of eco-housing and organic food in the UK shows three kinds of translations that affect the sustainabilities practiced in niches and regimes and which do not all flow from green niche to incumbent regime.
Innovation studies and sustainability transitions: The allure of the multi-level perspective and its challenges
A thousand flowers blooming? An examination of community energy in the UK
Grassroots innovations in community energy: The role of intermediaries in niche development
The politics of social-ecological resilience and sustainable socio-technical transitions
Technology-focused literature on socio-technical transitions shares some of the complex systems sensibilities of social-ecological systems research. We contend that the sharing of lessons between…
A grassroots sustainable energy niche?:Reflections on community energy in the UK