Special Issue ‘Towards a Green Energy Economy? Assessing policy choices, strategies and transitional pathway’
Entitled “Towards a Green Energy Economy? Assessing policy choices, strategies and transitional pathways”, the latest special issue of Applied Energy has been published open access and seeks to bring together the fields of green growth, environmental economics, energy, climate change, innovation and governance.
The special issue contributes with knowledge about the performance, implications and complexities of policies and strategies addressing the ‘Green Energy Economy’ (GEE). It contains a series of articles that critically investigate economic, environmental, social, technological and institutional concerns from an interdisciplinary point of view.
The special issue provides relevant policy insights using a variety of analytical approaches. Overall, this scientific work calls for strong leadership, ambitious policy instruments, rigorous assessments, effective multi-level governance, inter/ national cooperation, institutional capacity development, and the immediate alignment of the financial system with the energy sector on numerous challenges associated with the GEE transition.