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New future perspectives through constructive conflict: Exploring the future of gas in the Netherlands. / Ligtvoet, A; Cuppen, EHWJ; Di Ruggero, O; Hemmes, K; Pesch, U; Quist, JN; Mehos, DC.

In: Futures: the journal of policy, planning and futures studies, Vol. 78-79, 2016, p. 19-33.

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Ligtvoet, A, Cuppen, EHWJ, Di Ruggero, O, Hemmes, K, Pesch, U, Quist, JN & Mehos, DC 2016, 'New future perspectives through constructive conflict: Exploring the future of gas in the Netherlands' Futures: the journal of policy, planning and futures studies, vol. 78-79, pp. 19-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2016.03.008

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Ligtvoet, A ; Cuppen, EHWJ ; Di Ruggero, O ; Hemmes, K ; Pesch, U ; Quist, JN ; Mehos, DC. / New future perspectives through constructive conflict: Exploring the future of gas in the Netherlands. In: Futures: the journal of policy, planning and futures studies. 2016 ; Vol. 78-79. pp. 19-33.

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abstract = "This paper reports on the refinement of constructive conflict methodology (CCM) combining Q methodology and stakeholder dialogue workshops for gas futures for the Netherlands. Since the end of the 1950s, natural gas exploration and exploitation has been a major focus of the Dutch energy policy. Discussions about the future of energy in the Netherlands tend to focus either on pro-gas or pro-renewable energy. Using Q methodology we have constructed more nuanced perspectives on the future of energy in the Netherlands. We used these perspectives in a stakeholder dialogue, inwhich the participants further detailed the perspectives and discussed future policy options. Analysis of the outcomes of this process teaches us that the Netherlands remain gas-focused, that renewable energy sources are as much a dogma as nuclear power was in the 1960s, and that the prospect of an austere future is a non-debatable issue. From a methodological perspective it can be concluded that the refined methodology contributed to diversity in views, opened up the dominant discourse and led to learning among participating stakeholders.",
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