The Evolving Field of Energy Transitions: A World of Change

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This chapter provides an introduction to the Routledge Handbook of Energy Transitions. Practical developments in the field of energy transitions are reviewed, including aims associated with net-zero systems, energy security and critical materials. Recent shifts in the current energy playing field are examined with indicators, reporting considerations, carbon accounting challenges and cost-benefit aspects. The chapter concludes with an overview of the rest of the Handbook.