Posts Tagged: Sociotechnical systems

Socio-technical Transitions

Large technological systems are characterized by their fixity, obduracy, lock-in, and relative inability to change.  The path dependence of technology makes its history relevant for thinking about transitions.  This is the thinking I am using to discuss energy transitions and

Socio-technical Transitions

Large technological systems are characterized by their fixity, obduracy, lock-in, and relative inability to change.  The path dependence of technology makes its history relevant for thinking about transitions.  This is the thinking I am using to discuss energy transitions and

Archiving this for future use, and a great share

From the Eco-politics listserv: ‘Energy Alternatives: Surveying the Territory’. http://www.thecornerhouse.org.uk/resource/energy-alternatives ‘The Museum of Fetishes’ http://www.thecornerhouse.org.uk/resource/museum-fetishes The main conflict in energy policy today is not between ‘business as usual’ and ‘The Alternative’, but among the many different proposed alternatives themselves. The

Archiving this for future use, and a great share

From the Eco-politics listserv: ‘Energy Alternatives: Surveying the Territory’. http://www.thecornerhouse.org.uk/resource/energy-alternatives ‘The Museum of Fetishes’ http://www.thecornerhouse.org.uk/resource/museum-fetishes The main conflict in energy policy today is not between ‘business as usual’ and ‘The Alternative’, but among the many different proposed alternatives themselves. The