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Moving Towards Transition: Commoning Mobility for a Low-Carbon Future
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Moving Towards Transition: Commoning Mobility for a Low-Carbon Future (Hardback)

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It is widely recognised that global warming has been largely caused by human action and, specifically, the production of greenhouse gases. It is also agreed that oil is a finite resource that may have already passed the point of peak production. The ways that we move are the second largest producer of greenhouse gases and the largest consumer of oil, meaning that these fluid days may be numbered.

Drawing on an innovative project exploring current mobility transition policies and practices in 14 countries around the world, including key institutions such as the European Union and the United Nations, the authors provide a critique of current transitions, mobility and transport policies. There is no single book based on a single primary research project across so many global contexts that tackles this topic, and which presents and alternative, progressive approach to, and conceptualization of, mobility transition.

The authors consider how our mobility futures have been imagined, what they will potentially look and feel like, what lives we might live in them and what choices we might have to make to get there.

BusinessEconomicsEnvironmental economicsNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentManagement of land & natural resourcesNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentSocial impact of environmental issuesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesDevelopment studies Publisher: Zed Books Ltd Publication Date: 22/07/2021 ISBN-13: 9781786998965  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Peter Adey is Professor of Human Geography at Royal Holloway University of London. He has written widely on cultures of the air, security and the futures of mobility. Tim Cresswell is Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of American Studies at Trinity College, Hartford Connecticut and is the author of 11 books. Jane Yeonjae Lee is a research fellow in the School of Social Sciences at Singapore Management University. Anna Nikolaeva is a researcher at the University of Amsterdam and Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Andre Novoa is a geographer previously trained as a historian and anthropologist. He has been conducting research within the mobility studies field. Cristina Temenos is a lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Manchester and the Manchester Urban Institute.

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