November 28, 2017: Feminist Energy Futures

Just futures. Today, I spent the day interviewing members of the¬†Feminist Energy Futures: Powershift and Environmental Social Justice team. When I asked them about what they think the future will be like, it seems we share varying degrees of optimism…

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November 26, 2017: Turning to Solar in a Time of Crisis

Last week, I played The Newtonian Shift. It is a game that simulates 25 years of energy transition as part of a 6 hour simulation game. In the energy transition, which plays out differently each time, depending on who is…

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November 24, 2017: Wind “Power” & Other Technologies

If I understood correctly, it seems that wind won’t play as major a role in Alberta’s energy future as it might elsewhere. Apparently, unless your trees are growing crooked from the consistent winds in your area, wind is probably not…

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November 20, 2017: Reporting (for) Action

Today, the radio and news reports are full of incongruities. In the headlines are the following stories: Edward Stuzik’s new book¬†Firestorm: How Wildfire will Shape our Future apparently does link the Fort McMurray fires of 2016 to climate change and…

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