A key goal of our project is to produce research, published in peer-reviewed journals, that is accessible to those who need it. If you would like a copy of any of the following documents please contact us and quote the title.

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FINAL Toolkit (Posted Feb 10, 2017; updated Feb 27, 2017)

Mang‐Benza C, Hunsberger C (2020) Wandering identities in energy transition discourses: Political leaders’ use of the “we” pronoun in Ontario, 2009–2019, Can. Geogr. / Le Géographe Can. 64 516–529.

Mang-Benza C (2021) Many shades of pink in the energy transition: Seeing women in energy extraction, production, distribution, and consumption, Energy Res. Soc. Sci. 73 101901.

Mang-Benza C, Baxter J, Smith-Fullerton R New discourse on Energy Transition as an Opportunity for Reconciliation? Analyzing Indigenous and Non-Indigenous communications in media and policy documents (forthcoming), Int. Indig. Policy J. (2021).

Walker C, Baxter J, Ellis G, Devine-Wright P, Adams M, Smith Fullerton, R. (2020) Scale, history and justice in community wind energy: An empirical review Energy Research and Social Science, 68: (online only until Oct 2020)

Walker C, Stephenson L, and Baxter J, (2018) “His main platform is ‘stop the turbines’”: Political discourse, partisanship and local responses to wind energy in Canada Energy Policy, 123: 670-681

Songsore E, Buzzelli, M, and Baxter J, (2018) Understanding developer perspectives and experiences of wind energy development in Ontario Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space, 36(4): 649-668

Baxter J, (2017) Participation promotes acceptance Nature Energy, 2

Walker C, and Baxter J, (2017) Procedural justice in Canadian wind energy development: A comparison of community-based and technocratic siting processes Energy Research and Social Science, 29: 160-69

Walker C, and Baxter J, (2017) “It's easy to throw rocks at a corporation”: wind energy development and distributive justice in Canada Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 133: 358-365

Fast, S., Mabee,W., Baxter, J., Christidis, T., Driver, L., Hill, S.,McMurtry, J.J., & Tomkow, M. (2016) Lessons learned from Ontario wind energyndisputes, Nature Energy, DOI:n10.1038/NENERGY.2015.28

Walker C, Baxter J, Ouellette D (2015) Adding insult to injury: The development of psychosocial stress in Ontario wind turbine communities, Social Science and Medicine, 133: 358-365

Walker C, Baxter J, Mason, S, Luginaah I, Ouellette D (2014) Wind energyidevelopment and perceived real estate values in Ontario, Canada, AIMS Energy Journal, 2(4): 424-442

Songsore, E., & Buzzelli, M. (2014). Wind energy development in Ontario: a:process/product paradox. Local Environment, 1-24.

Songsore, E., & Buzzelli, M. (2014). Social responses to wind energyidevelopment in Ontario: The influence of health risk perceptions and associated concerns. Energy Policy, 69, 285-296.

Walker C, Baxter J, Ouellette D (2014) "Beyond rhetoric to understandingydeterminants of wind turbine support and conflict in two Ontario, Canadaycommunities" Environment and Planning A 46(3): 730–745

Baxter J, Morzaria R, Hirsch R. (2013) A case-control study of support/opposition to wind turbines: Perceptions of health risk, economic benefits, and community conflict, Energy Policy 61: 931–943


Carelle earns AAG paper award! 17 Apr 2021

Canadian MOCWE survey results arriving! 7 Nov 2020

Attitudes towards wind turbine health effects pathways 20 Oct 2020

Carelle's paper on energy transitions and and reconciliation accepted for publication 9 Sep 2020

Ireland wind neighbours pilot survey 6 Sep 2020

Paige Callaghan joins the team 28 May 2020

Carelle completes interview phase of M'Chigeeng research partnership 16 Oct 2019

Carelle, Parveen and Jamie join low carbon transition workshop in Belfast NI 20 Sep 2019

Welcome Sara to the research team 10 Sep 2019

M'Chigeeng-MOCWE (Western U) research partnership launch! 25 Jul 2019

International Energy Association Wind Task 28: Social Accpetance of Wind Energy 28 Mar 2018

Welcome Parveen to the research team 8 Jan 2018

Renewables in Remote Communities: Whitehorse 24 Oct 2017

Welcome Carelle to the research team 28 Sept 2017

Dr. Walker off to Queen's, Postdoc A SHARED Future 1 Sept 2017

Team research workshop and fieldtrip - thanks to our hosts! 18 August 2017

News and views piece on community participation published in Nature Energy 18 July 2017

Dr. Walker! 27 June 2017

Jamie attends workshop for A SHARED Future 24 March 2017

Media coverage of "Toolkit" studies 6 March 2017

Final "Toolkit" available for download 10 February 2017

"Toolkit" and Dec 8 Workshop/Webinar details posted 6 December 2016

On Thurs, Dec. 8, 2016 we will be holding our end-of-project workshop for the "toolkit" series of studies. 17 October 2016

Graduate students needed for new funded studies! 8 July 2016

Study 1: All data collected and being analyzed 11 February 2016

Lessons learned from Ontario wind energy disputes manuscript published 26 January 2016

"Adding insult to injury" manuscript published 23 November 2015

Emmanuel Songsore earns PhD focused on media analysis. Congratulations! 19 October 2015

Survey for study 1 has been mailed out to prospective respondents. 15 June 2015

COAREP seeking turbine lease-holders in the Adelaide-Metcalfe area to interview (confidential/anonymous)! 17 February 2014

Meghan McMorris joins the research team to work with Indigenous communities. 17 February 2015

Fieldwork in Ontario and Nova Scotia 8 October 2014

Media release of "Beyond Rhetoric" study paper 21 May 2014

"Geographic perspectives on wind energy" 10 April 2014

Launch of COAREP website 9 April 2014