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