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Energy justice: Participation promotes acceptance

Nature Energy volume 2, Article number: 17128 (2017) | Download Citation

Wind turbines have been a go-to technology for addressing climate change, but they are increasingly a source of frustration for all stakeholders. While community ownership is often lauded as a panacea for maximizing turbine acceptance, a new study suggests that decision-making involvement — procedural fairness — matters most.

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  1. Jamie Baxter is at the Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, Social Science Centre, Western University London, Ontario N6A 5C2, Canada.

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