Monthly Archives: November 2013

the insufficiencies of our climate policies

Daniel Tanuro, the climate and social activist, remarked in a speech he gave at the International Climate Forum in 2008: We have to shift the relationship of social forces. A powerful global grassroots mobilization, not lobbying, is the most effective way to

the insufficiencies of our climate policies

Daniel Tanuro, the climate and social activist, remarked in a speech he gave at the International Climate Forum in 2008: We have to shift the relationship of social forces. A powerful global grassroots mobilization, not lobbying, is the most effective way to

Call for Papers: Energy Transitions as Societal Transitions

Originally posted on energygeographies:
  Energy Transitions as Societal Transitions: Challenges for the Present and the Future Krakow, 4th – 6th June 2014 2nd Energy & Society Conference; Midterm conference of ESA RN 12, in cooperation with ISA RC 24…

Call for Papers: Energy Transitions as Societal Transitions

Originally posted on energygeographies:
  Energy Transitions as Societal Transitions: Challenges for the Present and the Future Krakow, 4th – 6th June 2014 2nd Energy & Society Conference; Midterm conference of ESA RN 12, in cooperation with ISA RC 24…

Avoiding Incorporation with James Scott

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
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Avoiding Incorporation with James Scott

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
the man, the legend… synthetic zerø View original post

Beyond the ‘sustainable city-region’ – prospects for urban intelligence

Originally posted on Energy Vulnerability and Urban Transitions:
Joe Ravetz reviews experience from ‘CURE-1’ (Centre for Urban & Regional Ecology), and the prospects for ‘CURE-2’ – Centre for Urban Resilience & Energy. The text is based on an editorial for…

Beyond the ‘sustainable city-region’ – prospects for urban intelligence

Originally posted on Energy Vulnerability and Urban Transitions:
Joe Ravetz reviews experience from ‘CURE-1’ (Centre for Urban & Regional Ecology), and the prospects for ‘CURE-2’ – Centre for Urban Resilience & Energy. The text is based on an editorial for…

Is Our Future Nuclear?

Originally posted on As We Now Think:
Clark A. Miller and Jennifer Richter Nuclear advocacy is at fever pitch in the United States. This week, CNN will air Pandora’s Promise, Robert Stone’s new film advocating a major push for new…

Is Our Future Nuclear?

Originally posted on As We Now Think:
Clark A. Miller and Jennifer Richter Nuclear advocacy is at fever pitch in the United States. This week, CNN will air Pandora’s Promise, Robert Stone’s new film advocating a major push for new…

Heidegger’s Technologies and Critical Theory for STS

I am looking for more critical theoretical strands in my research into science and technology studies. I have been mostly pleased with the socio-ecological work stemming from marxian traditions of thought, but I feel the question of technology has not

Heidegger’s Technologies and Critical Theory for STS

I am looking for more critical theoretical strands in my research into science and technology studies. I have been mostly pleased with the socio-ecological work stemming from marxian traditions of thought, but I feel the question of technology has not

Living through the Financialisation of the Biosphere, Philip Mirowski

Originally posted on ANTHEM:
How can it be that the climate crisis, the biodiversity crisis and the deepest financial crisis since 1930s have done so little to undermine the supremacy of orthodox economics? The lecture will preview material from Mirowski’s…

Living through the Financialisation of the Biosphere, Philip Mirowski

Originally posted on ANTHEM:
How can it be that the climate crisis, the biodiversity crisis and the deepest financial crisis since 1930s have done so little to undermine the supremacy of orthodox economics? The lecture will preview material from Mirowski’s…