Advancing energy and well-being research

Rao, N.D. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1888-5292 & Wilson, C. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8164-3566 (2021). Advancing energy and well-being research. Nature Sustainability 10.1038/s41893-021-00775-7. (In Press)

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Abstract

Energy and climate change mitigation analysis rooted in economic relationships alone is largely disconnected from the advancement of well-being. We propose an interdisciplinary research agenda that relates energy use to individual well-being through consumption by building bridges between the social sciences, energy–economic models and climate policy analysis. Through these linkages, we may better characterize the potential for less harmful and more meaningful consumption that improves human well-being while reducing carbon emissions.

Item Type: Article
Research Programs: Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE)
Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) > Sustainable Service Systems (S3)
Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) > Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions (TISS)
Depositing User: Michaela Rossini
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2021 06:33
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2021 06:33
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/17462

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