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Low Hanging Fruit. / Shove, Elizabeth Anne; Cass, Noel Flay.

Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector. ed. / Jenny Rinkinen; Elizabeth Shove; Jacopo Torriti. 1st. ed. London : Routledge, 2019. (Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability).

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Shove, EA & Cass, NF 2019, Low Hanging Fruit. in J Rinkinen, E Shove & J Torriti (eds), Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector. 1st edn, Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability, Routledge, London. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429397813

APA

Shove, E. A., & Cass, N. F. (2019). Low Hanging Fruit. In J. Rinkinen, E. Shove, & J. Torriti (Eds.), Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector (1st ed.). (Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429397813

Vancouver

Shove EA, Cass NF. Low Hanging Fruit. In Rinkinen J, Shove E, Torriti J, editors, Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector. 1st ed. London: Routledge. 2019. (Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability). https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429397813

Author

Shove, Elizabeth Anne ; Cass, Noel Flay. / Low Hanging Fruit. Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector. editor / Jenny Rinkinen ; Elizabeth Shove ; Jacopo Torriti. 1st. ed. London : Routledge, 2019. (Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability).

Bibtex

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