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Why and How Urban Residents Resisted a Proposed Gas-Fired Power Station

Anderson, Carmel; Schirmer, Jacqueline


New urban infrastructure including lower-carbon energy facilities are increasingly met with community resistance during the public participation phase of planning. Resistance can confound the implementation of government climate change and energy policies. A qualitative case study using social capital and place-attachment analytical lenses is conducted to build knowledge about the social factors involved in a Canberra community's resistance to a gas-fired power station. Analysis reveals that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Urban Policy and Research
DOI: 10.1080/08111146.2014.982792


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