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Technology and the transition to environmental sustainability
Abstract The present environmental problems call for more environmentally benign technology. This article examines the possibilities of achieving radical change in technology like a shift away fromExpand
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Dynamics in socio-technical systems : typology of change processes and contrasting case studies
This paper deals with fundamental change processes in socio-technical systems. Expand
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The emergence of an electric mobility trajectory
In this paper, we analyse the emergence of a trajectory of electric moblity. We describe developments in electric vehicles before and after 2005. The central thesis of the paper is that electricExpand
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Measuring eco-innovation
In this paper we offer a discussion of eco-innovation and methods for measuring it. Eco-innovation is a new concept of great importance to business and policy makers, covering many innovations ofExpand
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Sustainable development: how to manage something that is subjective and never can be achieved?
Abstract This article examines the notion of sustainable development that has emerged as a new normative orientation of Western society. We argue that sustainable development is an inherentlyExpand
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The diffusion of clean technologies: A review with suggestions for future diffusion analysis
Abstract This article gives an overview of the literature on clean technology diffusion, followed by suggestions for future analysis. Findings from diffusion analysis are presented in the form of 10Expand
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Transities vanuit sociotechnisch perspectief
In het kader van het beleidsvoorbereidingsproces voor het Vierde Nationale Milieu Beleidsplan (NMP-4) heeft het Ministerie van Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke Ordening en Milieubeheer (VROM) beslotenExpand
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Will the momentum of the electric car last? Testing an hypothesis on disruptive innovation
In this paper we study to what extent electric propulsion is disrupting ‘the order’ in the automotive industry with six extensions to Christensen's notion of disruptive innovation (1997). For decadesExpand
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