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Quist, J., Wittmayer, J., Umpfenbach, K. and Bauler, T. (Eds) (2013) Pathways, Transitions and Backcasting for Low-Carbon and Sustainable Lifestyles. Proceedings of SCORAI Europe & InContext Workshop, 7-8 October 2013, Rotterdam. The Netherlands, 360 pages. Sustainable Consumption Transitions Series, Issue 3.
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Pathways, scenarios and backcasting for sustainable and low-carbon lifestyles: Comparing methods, cases and results
On 7-8 October, the InContext consortium, in collaboration with the Low Carbon at Work and the CRISP consortium and SCORAI Europe, convened a two-day workshop to exchange and compare concepts, methodologies and results of the three projects mentioned, as well as based on related research. An additional aim was to search for similarities, complementarities and further lessons to be learnt, not only for researchers and practitioners, but also to develop additional recommendations with regard to pathway development and facilitation. The workshop shed light on developments in Transition Management and backcasting with regard to the involvement of end-users, citizens, employees/workers, consumers and communities and how this can and should complement more widely applied multi-stakeholder led initiatives and top-down initiatives by the government empowering local communities or targeting the provision system rather than the consumption system.
Many thanks to all participants for their thought-provoking contributions to and active engagement during the workshop.
On behalf of the organizing team:
Jaco Quist, TU Delft
Julia Wittmayer, Drift Erasmus University
Tom Bauler, ULB
Katharina Umpfenbach, Ecologic Institute
Proceedings Front & Back Matter [1MB]
Table of contents
Final discussion & wrap-up
Call for papers
Proceedings Part I [6MB]
PLENARY SESSION 1A: VISION & PATHWAY METHODOLOGIES
BIG 2050 – Because living sustainably today is possible!Georgina Guillen, Mariana Nicolau, Cheryl Hicks (Reviewer)Combining backcasting and transition management in the community arena.
Jaco Quist, Julia M. Wittmayer, Frank van Steenbergen, Derk Loorbach
PLENARY SESSION 1B: PRINCIPLES AND INNOVATIVE VALUE CREATION
Organizing principles of pathways towards sustainable consumption
Julia Backhaus, Harro van Lente
Innovative value creation models for sustainable living
Yuliya Voytenko and Oksana Mont
PLENARY SESSION 2A: INDIVIDUAL AND STRUCTURAL FACTORS
Towards a governance of sustainability transitions: Giving place to individuals
Felix Rauschmayer, Tom Bauler, Niko Schäpke
Testing causal models of behavior to define pathways for change in organizations
Ricardo García-Mira et al.
PLENARY SESSION 2B: SELF-ORGANISING VERSUS FACILITATED PATHWAY DEVELOPMENT
A Complex Transition Perspective on Community Energy
Flor Avelino, Niki Frantzeskaki, Rick Bosman
Transition Pathways Towards a Sustainable, Low Carbon Europe Across 6 EU Countries
Walter Wehrmeyer, Eleni Iacovidou, Alexia Cok
Proceedings Part II [4MB]
WORKING SESSION 3A: BOTTOM-UP PARTICIPATORY METHODS
Stakeholder participation if there is nothing at stake?
Udo Pesch, Karel F. Mulder
Exploring the transformative potential of communities
Julia M. Wittmayer, Frank van Steenbergen, Derk Loorbach, Mirijam Mock, Ines Omann
WORKING SESSION 3B: BACKCASTING AND PATHWAY DEVELOPMENT
Pathways to sustainable change in organizations
Adina Dumitru et al.
Assessing the participatory potential of system mapping
Gábor Király, Alexandra Köves, György Pataki, Gabriella Kiss
WORKING SESSION 4A: DRIVERS AND BARRIERS FOR PATHWAYS AND TRANSITIONS
Exploring Design Thinking for Citizen Involvement and Societal Goals
Marleen Lodder, Flor Avelino, Michael Braungart
Supporting sustainability transitions by enhancing the human dimension via empowerment, social learning and social capital
Niko Schäpke, Ines Omann, Miriam Mock, Julia Wittmayer, Anneke von Raggamby
End-user engagement for flexible energy consumption patterns
Sylvia Breukers, Ruth Mourik
WORKING SESSION 4B: INDIVIDUAL CHANGE AND ALTERNATIVE CONSUMPTION NICHES
What can we learn from demonstration projects?
Community gardens as learning spaces for sustainable food practices
Carmen Vercauteren, Jaco Quist, Ellen van Bueren, Esther Veen