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New interdisciplinary publications on energy use and energy demand

New interdisciplinary publications on energy use and energy demand

For five years, the research councils in the UK ran in an innovative research program focused on energy use and energy demand. This program supported six interdisciplinary centres https://esrc.ukri.org/research/our-research/end-use-energy-demand-eued-centres/.  They set themselves the arduous task...

New book on climate and energy politics in Poland

New book on climate and energy politics in Poland

We would like to make you aware of the new publication “Climate and Energy Politics in Poland Debating Carbon Dioxide and Shale Gas”, by Alexandra Lis and published by Routledge. It is also available...

Electrifying Anthropology

What kinds of expertise and knowledge relate to electricity, and where is the space for alternative voices? How can the new roles for electricity in social and cultural life be acknowledged? How can we speak about ‘it’ in its own right while acknowledging that electricity is not one thing?

L’énergie et ses usages domestiques. Anthropologie d’une transition en cours

La transition énergétique en cours au sein de nombreuses sociétés industrialisées se caractérise par le passage progressif d’un système fondé sur l’utilisation illimitée d’énergies fossiles, à un système fondé sur l’utilisation d’énergies renouvelables et sur des comportements plus sobres. Cette transition affecte tous nos modes de vie. Les changements en cours, tout autant que les enjeux socio-techniques qu’ils impliquent, mettent en évidence le fonctionnement intrinsèque des sociétés. Ils donnent aussi à voir la façon dont ces dernières se pensent et se projettent.

Special Issue Energy Research & Social Science

Special Issue Energy Research & Social Science

Introduction David Ockwell, Rob Byrne, Ulrich Elmer Hansen, James Haselip, Ivan Nygaard, The uptake and diffusion of solar power in Africa: Socio-cultural and political insights on a rapidly emerging socio-technical transition, Energy Research &...

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