Tradeoffs in Public Support for Renewable Energy Technologies: Tilting at Windmills? Case Study

APA Kansas Chapter


Thursday, October 6, 2016
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. CDT

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Description: Overview of forthcoming book that analyzes the apparent paradox of environmentalists’ frequent opposition to the installation of alternative energy technologies. The forthcoming book contains an: 1) overview of energy production and use in California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho; 2) four case studies with varying outcomes in the controversies over siting; 3) six chapters reporting on results of original survey research obtained from the publics of the four states; and, 4) implications for the politics and planning in regard to alternative energy technologies. 



John Pierce

Invited Speaker

John Pierce (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) is a political scientist, having enjoyed appointments at Tulane University, Washington State University, the University of Colorado and the University of Kansas in Museum Studies and Public Affairs and Administration. His primary research area has focused on various dimensions of the role of ... Read More