Oceans Past brings together scholars and practitioners interested in documenting and understanding changes in marine systems and human maritime interactions in past decades, centuries and millennia.
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Deadline for abstract submission: 15 January 2024
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Madureira, NL, Fuel Change: Riddles, Paradoxes and Enigmas in Energy Transitions, Scientia | Earth and Environment, May 31 2023.
In the domain of energy systems, paradoxes show that history runs often against what is expected or predicted. This article reviews the paradoxes related with the transition from wood to coal, and then from coal/oil to nuclear, and concludes by lifting a corner of the veil on the paradoxes that have already surfaced in the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy (green paradoxes).