Tag: Living with Water

The Shifting Borders of Value: Water and Wellbeing along the U.S.-Mexico Border

Ana Sanchez-Bachman , April 20th, 2021

Is access to water a right? Should water be free? Have you ever stopped to ask yourself that? This is exactly what surrounds the discourse of water use…


There’s Something in the Water

Tia-Simone Gardner , January 22nd, 2020

Image courtesy of the author. This essay is a collage of images and writing from an ongoing project “Reading the River: Yemayá and Oshun.” I am approaching it…


Producing the Anthropocene, Producing the Future/Water Futures

Lauren Rickards , March 21st, 2019

Editor’s note: Today we have the final installment of our “Anthropocene Melbourne Campus” series, featuring two related posts by Lauren Rickards and Ruth Morgan. Producing the Anthr…


Description/Classification/Threshold: Experiments with Renewable Energy Taxonomy

Nandita Badami , March 5th, 2019

This is not renewable energy:   Nor is this some clever, Magritte-esque meta-commentary on how it is impossible represent or think about renewable energy separate from the technologies…


Is Uncertainty a Useful Concept? Tracking Environmental Damage in the Lao Hydropower Industry

jwhitington , July 31st, 2018

The collapse last week of a major hydropower dam in southern Laos, the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoy, as a tropical storm dumped an unknown, but massive, volume of water into…