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Introduction

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Abstract

Modern liberal democracies are carbon democracies (Mitchell, 2011; 2009). For without the energy they derive from oil, coal and other fossil fuels, contemporary forms of political and economic life, and the modes of production and consumption upon which these are built, could not exist.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Deakin UniversityGeelongAustralia

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