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Carbon capture and storage innovation processes

Last chance for carbon capture and storage, Scott, V., Gilfillan, S., Markusson, N., Chalmers, H. and Haszeldine, S. Nature Climate Change (forthcoming)

Characterising CCS learning: The role of quantitative methods and alternative approaches, Markusson, N. and Chalmers, H. Technological Forecasting and Social Change (in press)

What will CCS demonstrations demonstrate? Russell, S., Markusson, N. and Scott, V. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 17(6):651-668 (2012)

Born again: The debate on lock-in and CCS, Markusson, N., Research note, Energy & Environment 23(2&3): 389-394 (2012)

The social dynamics of carbon capture and storage: Understanding representation, governance and innovation, Markusson, N., Shackley, S. and Evar, B. (Eds), Routledge (2012)

Carbon Capture and Storage: Realising the Potential?, Watson, J., Kern, F., Haszeldine, S., Gibbins, J., Markusson, N., Chalmers, H., Ghaleigh, N., Ascui, F., Arapostathis, S., Winskel, M., Gross, R., Heptonstall, P., Pearson, P., UK Energy Research Centre (2012)

Pathways and branching points for CCS to 2030, Heptonstall, P, Markusson, N., Chalmers, H., Working Paper (2012)

A socio-technical framework for assessing the viability of carbon capture and storage technology, Markusson, N., Kern, F., Watson, J., Arapostathis, S., Chalmers, H., Ghaleigh, N., Heptonstall, P., Pearson, P., Rossati, D. and Russell, S. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 79 (5): 903-918 (2012)

Scaling up and deployment of FGD in the US (1960s-2009), Markusson N (2012), Final case study report as part of Work Package 2 of the UKERC project: 'Carbon Capture and Storage - Realising the Potential?', University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

The early development and deployment of FGD in the US (1960s-1970s), Markusson N (2012), Final case study report as part of Work Package 2 of the UKERC project: 'Carbon Capture and Storage - Realising the Potential?', University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

The politics of FGD deployment in the UK (1980s-2009), Markusson N (2012), Final case study report as part of Work Package 2 of the UKERC project: 'Carbon Capture and Storage - Realising the Potential?' , University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Public acceptance of natural gas infrastructure development in the UK (2000-2011), Marsden, W. and Markusson, N. (2011), Final case study report as part of Work Package 2 of the UKERC project: 'Carbon Capture and Storage - Realising the Potential?' , University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

CCS, BECCS and the escape from carbon lock-in, Vergragt, P., Markusson, N. and Karlsson, H. Global Environmental Change 21(2):282-292, 2011

The social and political complexities of learning in CCS demonstration projects, Markusson N, Ishii A and Stephens J, Global Environmental Change 21(2):293-302, 2011

Assessing CCS viability – A socio-technical framework, Markusson N, Kern F and J Watson, Presented at GHGT10, Amsterdam, September 2010, Energy Procedia 4: 5744-5751, 2011

Exploring framing and social learning in demonstration projects of carbon capture and storage, Presented at GHGT10, Amsterdam, September 2010, Stephens, J., Markusson, N., Ishii, A., Energy Procedia 4: 6248-6255, 2011.

What Will CCS Demonstrations Demonstrate? a Research Agenda, Russell, S. and Markusson, N., Presented at 4S Annual Meeting STS in Global Contexts, Tokyo, August 2010

'Capture ready' regulation of fossil fuel power plants - Betting the UK's carbon emissions on promises of future technology, Markusson N and Haszeldine S, Energy Policy 38:6695-6702, 2010

Carbon dioxide – a cargo with a future, Markusson N and Roberts J, LPG World Shipping, 2009 Yearbook

‘Capture readiness’ – Lock-in problems for CCS governance, Markusson N and Haszeldine S, Presented at the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies, Washington DC, US, November 2008, Energy Procedia, 1(1):4625-4632, 2009

How ready is ‘capture ready’?, Markusson N, Greenhouse Issues, the Newsletter of the International Energy Agency Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme, No 91, Sept 2008

Scrutinizing the promise of a quick, smooth transition to CCS, Markusson N, Presentation at the ‘Towards post-carbon societies?’ workshop in Trondheim, Norway, September 2008

How ready is ‘capture ready’?, Markusson N, Carbon Capture Journal, Issue 4, July/August 2008

How ready is ‘capture ready’? – Preparing the UK power industry for carbon capture and storage, Markusson N and Haszeldine S, report commissioned by the WWF UK, April 2008 (mentioned in Towards Carbon Capture and Storage: Government Response to Consultation, DECC, 2009)

The technology that was born old? Assessing the disruptiveness of the carbon capture and storage transition, Markusson N, Presentation at EASST/4S conference Acting with science, technology and medicine, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, August 2008

UKERC Energy Research Atlas: Carbon Capture and Storage, Haszeldine S, Wilkinson M and Markusson N, UK Energy Research Centre, March 2008


Environmental innovation – firm organisation and system perspectives

Exploring the Relationships between Carbon Disclosure and Performance in FTSE 350 Companies, Ennis, C., Kottwitz, J., Lin, S.X. and Markusson, N., Working paper (2012)

Unpacking the black box of cleaner technology, Markusson N, Journal of Cleaner Production, 19(4):294-302, March 2011

The championing of environmental improvements in technology investment projects, Markusson N, Journal of Cleaner Production 18(8):777-783, May 2010

The Organisation of Cleaner Innovation: Integrating environmental concerns into process technology investment projects, Markusson N, VDM Verlag, 2009

Review of David Hess (2007) Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry: Activism, Innovation, and the Environment in an Era of Globalization, MIT Press. Markusson N, Science Studies (2009) 22(1): 664-66

Accounting for carbon, Graham I and Markusson N, Presentation at the Upsetting Organizations conference of the European Group for Organizational Studies, July 2008

Bringing structure to the championing of environmental improvements in innovation work, Markusson N, ISSTI Working paper no 6, December 2007

Cleaner technology, Markusson N, Invited presentation at VINNOVA, Stockholm, Sweden, October 2007

'Cleaner innovation'? A political process approach to environmental aspects of process technology investments, Markusson N, PhD thesis, University of Edinburgh, submitted March 2007, passed (without corrections) July 2007

The integration of environmental motives and expertise into investment projects in process industries, Markusson N, Presentation at the 13th International Conference of the Greening of Industry Network, Cardiff, July 2006

Seasoned Environmental Staff and Green Technological Consultants? Control and Continuity in the Organisation of Environmental Innovations, Markusson N, Working paper presented at the EASST/4S conference Public Proofs: Science, Technology and Democracy, Paris, August 2004

Environmental innovations and firm organisation, Markusson N, MSc dissertation, University of Edinburgh, September 2002

Knowledge and environmental innovations, Williams R and Markusson N, Workshop paper presented at the BLUEPRINT Workshop on Environmental Innovation Systems, Bruxelles, January 2002

Drivers of environmental innovation, Markusson N and Olofsdotter A, VINNOVA VF 2001:1

Eckpfeiler erweiterter Produzentenverantwortung (Extended producer responsibility), Ahlner E, Markusson N and Westin E, Ökologisches Wirtschaften, September 2000


Decarbonisation of the energy system – innovations, transitions and policy

Bottom-up, social innovation for addressing climate change, Bergman N, Markusson N, Connor P, Middlemiss L and Ricci M, Oxford University Environmental Change Institute Working paper, 2010

Governing decarbonisation in Scotland – Exploring the transitions options, (2010) Markusson N, Moran B, Winskel M and Bellingham R, Report to Scottish Government and the Institute for Advanced Studies

Governing decarbonisation in Scotland – Exploring the transitions options, Markusson N, Moran B, Winskel M and Bellingham R, Paper presented at the Sussex Energy Group Conference 25th-26th February 2010

Bottom-up, social innovation for addressing climate change, Bergman N, Markusson N, Connor P, Middlemiss L and Ricci M, Presented at the Sussex Energy Group Conference 25th-26th February 2010

Accelerated Development of Low-carbon Energy Supply Technologies, Winskel M, Markusson N et al., UKERC Energy 2050 Research Report No. 2, UK Energy Research Centre, 2009

Heat pumps in Norway, Markusson N, Monsen K and Russell S, (2009) Report from the Intelligent Energy Europe project Promotion of efficient heat pumps for heating, Edinburgh University

Chapter 4: Technology acceleration, Winskel M, Markusson N et al., in Making the transition to a secure and low-carbon energy system: synthesis report, Ekins, P. and Skea, J. (eds), UK Energy Research Centre, April 2009

Technology Change and Energy Systems: Learning Pathways for Future Sources of Energy, Winskel M, Markusson N, Jeffrey H, Jablonski S, Candelise C, Ward D and Howarth P, UKERC Working paper, May 2008

Innovation and Energy Systems: Learning Pathways for Emerging Technologies, Winskel M, Markusson N and Jeffrey H, Presentation at EASST/4S conference Acting with science, technology and medicine, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, August 2008


Technology exchange – university-industry collaboration, industrial research institutes

Industry-oriented research institutes – Choices for Sweden in European comparison, (Näringslivsrelevanta forskningindstitut – svenska val i europeisk belysning), Eriksson A and Markusson N, VINNOVA, Stockholm, 2004 (mimeo)

Effects of support from the predecessors of VINNOVA to industrially relevant research – Four effect analyses of initiatives from 1975 to 2000, (Effekter av VINNOVAs föregångares stöd till behovsmotiverad forskning – Fyra effektanalyser av insatser under perioden 1975-2000) Technopolis Ltd, Friborg G et al., VINNOVA VF 2002:1

RISE Country Report - Sweden, report from the EU TSER project RISE: Research and Technology Organisations in the Service Economy, Markusson N, Norgren L and Sandström A, 2001

Sections on technology transfer and output of students from higher education, In: En livsmedelsstrategi för Sverige, (A food strategy for Sweden), Swedish Government, SOU 1997:167

Swedish small and medium sized enterprises in the fourth EU framework programme for R&D (Svenska små och medelstora företag i EU:s fjärde ramprogram för FoU), Nilsson A, Markusson N and Thuresson V, NUTEK R 1997:38


Other innovation studies

The Swedish biotechnology innovation system, Backlund A, Häggblad H, Markusson N, Norgren L, Sandström A and Westerlund L, VINNOVA VF 2001:2

The Swedish biotechnology innovation system - drivers and obstacles to innovations and growth (Det svenska biotekniska innovationssystemet - drivkrafter och hinder för innovationer och tillväxt), Backlund A, Markusson N, Norgren L and Sandström A, NUTEK May 2000

Policy development and policy learning, RISE report, Markusson N and Norgren L, December 2000

International trends in innovation policy (Internationella innovationspolitiska tendenser), Backlund A, Eriksson L, Ivarsson Å, Markusson N, Norgren L, Ratkic A, Sjöberg C and Svanfeldt C, NUTEK R 2000:7

Technology Foresight report - Panel 4 Production Systems, (Rapport från Teknisk Framsyn – Panel 4 Produktionssystem), Magnusson L, Markusson N and Otteblad A, 2000

Technology Foresight - Starting kit, (Teknisk Framsyn – Startpaket), Markusson N, Ratkic A and Svanfeldt C, NUTEK January 1999


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