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Transdisciplinary ANd Deliberative equity appraisal of transition policies in Energy and Mobility

Project Leader
Klingler Michael, BOKU Project Leader
Duration:
01.09.2022-31.08.2025
Programme:
Horizon Europe - Global Challenges - Research & Innovation Action (RIA)
EU-Project Instruments
Collaborative Project
Type of Research
Applied Research
Staff
Kirchner Mathias, Project Staff
Scherhaufer Patrick, Project Staff
Plöchl Jana, Project Staff
Spittler Nathalie, Project Staff
Gusenbauer Daniel, Project Staff
BOKU Research Units
Centre for Global Change and Sustainability
Institute of Forest, Environmental and Natural Resource Policy
Institute of Sustainable Economic Development
Subproject(s):
Transdisciplinary and Deliberative equity appraisal of transition policies in Energy and Mobility (TANDEM)
Funded by
Commission of the European Communities, Rue de la Loi, Brussels, European Union
Abstract
Numerous trials of implementing transition pathways across Europe illustrate the difficulty of designing policies that combine efficient climate action and justice considerations, especially for the most vulnerable groups. In this perspective, various citizens’ assemblies have been experimented. The TANDEM project aims to structure and disseminate these practices by designing and testing a methodology allowing policy makers to create and implement inclusive and just transition pathways by involving potentially affected stakeholders especially from vulnerable groups. It relies on several complementary, accessible, and replicable methods: deliberative democracy methods including art-based approaches and an innovative combination of appraisal and assessment methods. These methods constitute the backbone of a series of 3 deliberation panels with citizens, that invite them to build their system, their narratives and criteria, to define interventions that they will be invited to evaluate according to their own criteria and integrate in transition pathways for the future. Private companies and public authorities are also represented in this process. TANDEM will thus develop a transdisciplinary approach to identify and analyse emerging inequalities of low-carbon transition policies, as well as to co-design socially fair and effective alternative transition pathways with stakeholders. It will test its approach on 5 different case studies in Spain, Belgium, Finland, Poland and Austria, around controversial transition policies in energy and mobility affecting urban and rural populations.
Keywords
Economics; Political Science; Human Geography, Regional Geography, Regional Planning; Sustainable economics; Science communication;
Publications
Vorträge

Spittler, Nathalie; Scherhaufer, Patrick (2022): Eine lebenswerte Welt gemeinsam verstehen. Die Anwendung von Causal Loop Diagrams in der Praxis.

K3 Klimakommunikation, 13-15.09.2022, Zurich, Schweiz

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