JOURNAL: Bigger than government: Exploring the social construction and contestation of net-zero industrial decarbonization projects in England – Technological Forecasting & Social Change

Summary

Authors:

Benjamin Sovacool
Marfuga Iskandarova
Frank Geels

Bigger than government: Exploring the social construction and contestation of net-zero industrial decarbonization projects in England

Technological Forecasting & Social Change

March 2023

  • Decarbonization of industry is occurring via spatially expansive and technically complex
  • Zero Carbon Humber and HyNet North West are inherently economic, political, and socioenvironmental endeavors.
  • They rely on different relevant social groups (as many as 50 actors) and 8 technological frames
  • Both projects remain dependent on social, political, and economic conditions to be completed