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Gordon Mackerron
Professor Of Science And Technology Policy (SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit)
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Selected publications

Article

Barnes, Jake, Durrant, Rachael, Kern, Florian and MacKerron, Gordon (2018) The institutionalisation of sustainable practices in cities: how initiatives shape local selection environments. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 29. pp. 68-80. ISSN 2210-4224

Durrant, Rachael, Barnes, Jacob, Kern, Florian and MacKerron, Gordon (2018) The acceleration of transitions to urban sustainability: a case study of Brighton and Hove. European Planning Studies, 26 (8). pp. 1537-1558. ISSN 0965-4313

Johnstone, Philip, Sovacool, Benjamin K, MacKerron, Gordon and Stirling, Andy (2016) [Letter] Nuclear power: serious risks. Science, 354 (6316). p. 1112. ISSN 0036-8075

Book Section

MacKerron, Gordon (2011) Innovation and diffusion of renewables and CHP in the UK: regulation and liberalisation. In: Jansen, Dorothea, Ostertag, Katrin and Walz, Rainer (eds.) Sustainability Innovations in the Electricity Sector. Sustainability and innovation . Physica-Verlag HD, pp. 141-150. ISBN 9783790827293

Scrase, Ivan James, Wang, Tao, MacKerron, Gordon, McGowan, Francis and Sorrell, Steven (2009) Introduction: climate policy is energy policy. In: Scrase, Ivan James and MacKerron, Gordon (eds.) Energy for the Future: A New Agenda. Energy, Climate and the Environment Series . Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke & New York, pp. 3-19. ISBN 9780230221529

Scrase, I, Bauknecht, D, Kern, F, Lehtonen, M, MacKerron, G, Martiskainen, M, McGowan, F, Ockwell, D, Sauter, R, Smith, A, Sorrell, S, Wang, T and Watson, J (2009) Conclusions: transitions, governance and appraisal. In: Scrase, Ivan James and MacKerron, Gordon (eds.) Energy for the Future. A New Agenda. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 223-238. ISBN 9780230221512

Martiskainen, Mari and Watson, Jim (2009) Energy and the citizen. In: Scrase, Ivan and MacKerron, Gordon (eds.) Energy for the future: a new agenda. Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 165-182. ISBN 9780230221529

MacKerron, Gordon and Sadnicki, M (2000) UK nuclear liabilities: sustainability and technical choice. In: MacKerron, Gordon and Pearson, P (eds.) The International Energy Experience. Imperial College Press.

Reports and working papers

Dent, Chris, Anyszewski, Adam, Reynolds, Tom, Masterton, Gordon, Du, Hailiang, Tehrani, Evelyn, Hetherington, James, Lovell, Kat, Wynn, Henry and MacKerron, Gordon (2019) [Final Report] Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) research network on planning complex infrastructure under uncertainty. Discussion Paper. Centre for Digital Built Britain, Cambridge.

MacKerron, Gordon and Johnstone, Philip (2016) Evidence submitted to the Welsh Affairs Committee inquiry on the future of nuclear power in Wales. Technical Report. House of Commons, London.

Hiteva, Ralitsa, Foxon, Tim, Nightingale, Paul and MacKerron, Gordon (2015) Response to the Parliamentary Energy and Climate Change Committee inquiry into low carbon network infrastructure. Discussion Paper. Sussex Energy Group/SPRU, SPRU.

MacKerron, Gordon (2012) Evaluation of nuclear decommissioning and waste management. Project Report. University of Sussex, Sussex.

Ockwell, David, Watson, Jim, Mallett, Alexandra, Haum, Ruediger, MacKerron, Gordon and Verbeken, Anne-Marie (2010) Enhancing developing country access to eco-innovation: the case of technology transfer and climate change in a post-2012 policy framework. Working Paper. OECD Publishing, Paris.

Ockwell, David, Watson, Jim, MacKerron, Gordon, Pal, Prosanto and Yamin, Farhana, et al (2007) UK–India collaboration to identify the barriers to the transfer of low carbon energy technology: Final report. Project Report. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London.

Other

Johnstone, Philip and MacKerron, Gordon (2015) Small modular reactors – the future of nuclear power? Sussex Energy Group.

Johnstone, Philip, Gross, Matthew, MacKerron, Gordon, Kern, Florian and Stirling, Andrew (2013) Response to the DECC Consultation of the siting process for a Geological Disposal Facility, 2013. SPRU.