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Review of Past Energy Transitions

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The past energy transitions from wood to coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear energy are briefly described, and examples of more recent energy transitions are given which indicate that accelerated energy transitions may become possible in the future.

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  1. B.K. Sovacool, How long will it take? Conceptualizing the temporal dynamics of energy transitions. Energy Res. Soc. Sci. 13, 202–215 (2016)

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Platzer, M.F., Sarigul-Klijn, N. (2021). Review of Past Energy Transitions. In: The Green Energy Ship Concept. SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58244-9_4

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