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In pursuit of resilient, low carbon communities: An examination of barriers to action in three Canadian cities
  • S. Burch
  • Political Science
  • 1 December 2010
This article presents the findings of a study that examined three municipalities in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada, in order to determine the nature of the socio-cultural andExpand
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Learning through evaluation: A tentative evaluative scheme for sustainability transition experiments
Transitions towards sustainability are urgently needed to address the interconnected challenges of economic development, ecological integrity, and social justice, from local to global scales. AroundExpand
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Triggering transformative change: a development path approach to climate change response in communities
While climate change action plans are becoming more common, it is still unclear whether communities have the capacity, tools, and targets in place to trigger the transformative levels of changeExpand
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Evaluating Health Interventions for Older People
In recent years there has been a growing emphasis on evidencebased medicine and measuring outcomes of health care. The evaluation of health interventions for older people has increasingly relied uponExpand
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Urban transformative potential in a changing climate
The SDGs and CitiesIPCC offer an unprecedented opportunity for urban transformation, but bold, integrated action to address the constraints imposed by economic, cultural and political dynamics isExpand
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A new energy future for South Africa: The political ecology of South African renewable energy
Renewable energy remains a contested topic in South Africa. This paper argues that South Africa can build on the momentum surrounding its introduction of a feed-in tariff by enacting policies thatExpand
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Accelerating the sustainability transition: Exploring synergies between adaptation and mitigation in British Columbian communities
Abstract While the focus of government climate change policy in many regions is on mitigation, research shows that integrated approaches, focusing equally on mitigation and adaptation, seen in theExpand
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Who are the young people who are not in education, employment or training? An application of the risk factors to a rural area in the UK
Young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) are a focus of government attention in the UK. For social service professionals the mechanisms underpinning the individualExpand
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Transformative energy efficiency and conservation: a sustainable development path approach in British Columbia, Canada
Achieving the greatly enhanced levels of reduction in energy demand that are required for climate stabilization will require new approaches to energy efficiency and conservation that go well beyondExpand
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