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…


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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…


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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…


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