Tag: Energy Politics

Residue by Gabrielle Hecht

Gabrielle Hecht , January 8th, 2018

Waste and toxicity are foundational categories of knowledge for the Anthropocene. Consider how natural scientists approach the topic. Empirically, the “great acceleration” they’ve identified correspon…


Urban by Claudia Gastrow

Claudia Gastrow , November 6th, 2017

In July 2015 a Facebook campaign entitled selfie lixo (garbage selfie) was launched in Angola. It asked people to pose in front of piles of uncollected garbage in…


Making Cases for a Technological Fix: Germany’s Energy Transition and the Green Good Life by Jennifer Carlson

Jennifer Carlson , March 17th, 2016

This is a story of women who invoke another woman’s psychosomatic distress to make a case for the green good life and its possibilities. Hailing from a northern…