Germany’s Energy Transition: A Comparative Perspective

Carol Hager and Christoph Stefes

Germany’s Energy Transition: A Comparative Perspective, edited by Carol Hager and Christoph Stefes, takes as its subject Energiewende, Germany’s path-breaking transition from fossil and nuclear fuels to renewables, which is one of the most important political, economic, and social undertakings of our time.

In explaining Germany’s commitment to a renewable energy transition, from the local to the European, Hager, professor of Political Science on the Clowes Professorship in Science and Public Policy at Bryn Mawr, and her co-editor focus on the sources of institutional change that made the transition possible and provide the international context through comparative case studies of energy transitions in the United States, China, and Japan. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

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