Estudio sobre el potencial transformador de las sociedades en emergencia energética
AbstractWe assist the proliferation of societies that declare themselves in emergency energy due to the petrol extraction limits and which are starting to turn into a strong rhythm to mitigate, in a first instance, the impacts of the limit. The discovery of the closeness of the energy crisis supposes a qualitative jump, because it’s perceived s a very near and serious threat and that’s why the problem needs to be confronted with urgency and radical actions. They usually start with a vulnerability analysis with the aim of determining the economic and social sectors that will be the most strongly effected and put in practice mitigation policies. Afterwards they define strategies that identify the necessary policies in order to quickly eliminate the dependence of combustible fossils. In general, these policies correspond with the sustainability principles: solar energy, the closing of the material flows, promotion of sustainable transport policies, decentralization and productive self-sufficiency, diversity, cooperation, social cohesion etc.. In spite of the fact that this phenomenon is very complicated, which limits the capacity of evaluating the scope of the undertaken transformations, enough elements exist to be able to conclude that we are up against outstanding experiences. And this is why they are constituted regarding the great importance for the rest of societies in the threshold of a long period of economic and social crisis caused by the running out of petrol.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Gobierno Vasco / Eusko Jaurlaritza / Basque Government in its journal EKONOMIAZ.
Volume (Year): 71 (2009)
Issue (Month): 02 ()
Contact details of provider:
Postal: C/Donostia-San Sebastián, 1, 01010 Vitoria-Gasteiz
Phone: + 34 945019038
Fax: + 34945019062
Web page: http://www.euskadi.net/economia
More information through EDIRC
Postal: Dpto. de Hacienda y Finanzas, Gobierno Vasco, C/Donostia-San Sebastián, 1, 01010 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- Q48 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Government Policy
- Q41 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Demand and Supply; Prices
- Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Iñaki Treviño).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.