Advancing energy and well-being research

Rao, Narasimha D. and Wilson, Charlie (2022) Advancing energy and well-being research. Nature Sustainability, 5 (2). pp. 98-103. ISSN 2398-9629

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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
Uncontrolled Keywords: demand-side solutions,life-styles,sustainable development,environmental-impact,carbon footprint,consumption,urban,health,emissions,happiness,geography, planning and development,food science,nature and landscape conservation,management, monitoring, policy and law,global and planetary change,ecology,renewable energy, sustainability and the environment,urban studies,sdg 13 - climate action ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3305
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2021 01:44
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2022 00:24
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/82509
DOI: 10.1038/s41893-021-00775-7

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