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Professor David Gibbs

Professor David Gibbs

Emeritus Professor of Human Geography

Qualifications

  • BA (University of Manchester)
  • PhD (University of Manchester)

Recent outputs

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Book Chapter

Green EConomy

Gibbs, D. (2020). Green EConomy. In J. Morin, & A. Orsini (Eds.), Essential concepts of global environmental governance. (2nd). London: Routledge

Journal Article

Chasing after the wind? Green economy strategies, path creation and transitions in the offshore wind industry

Gibbs, D., & Jensen, P. D. (in press). Chasing after the wind? Green economy strategies, path creation and transitions in the offshore wind industry. Regional studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2021.2000958

Sustainability transitions and policy dismantling: Zero carbon housing in the UK

O'Neill, K., & Gibbs, D. (2020). Sustainability transitions and policy dismantling: Zero carbon housing in the UK. Geoforum, 108, 119-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.11.011

Unravelling The Role Of Green Entrepreneurs In Urban Sustainability Transitions

Gibbs, D., & Yu, Z. (in press). Unravelling The Role Of Green Entrepreneurs In Urban Sustainability Transitions. Urban studies, https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098019888144

Other

The green economy

Gibbs, D. (2019). The green economy

Research interests

David's key areas of expertise are in the field of local and regional development, with a particular focus on the intersection between economy and environment.

Current research involves studies of transition regions and the green economy.

In addition, David has expertise in the areas of green entrepreneurs and also circular economy initiatives.

A recent interest is in the development of 'experience landscapes' for leisure and tourism in rural areas, with a particular focus on mountain bike trail centres.

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