Adaptation, Culture, and the Energy Transition in American Coal County

@article{Carley2017AdaptationCA,
  title={Adaptation, Culture, and the Energy Transition in American Coal County},
  author={Sanya Carley and Tom P. Evans and David M. Konisky},
  journal={ERN: Energy (Topic)},
  year={2017}
}

A just transition for coal miners? Community identity and support from local policy actors

  • Adam Mayer
  • Political Science
    Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions
  • 2018

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