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Episode 3 - Energy Justice Primer

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In our third episode, we are joined by Shalanda Baker and Bryan Garcia to talk energy justice. We touch on some of the major energy justice themes from the generation of energy to its use in our homes and lives.  

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Episode 3 Sources

Episode Three Sources:

Carbon Brief Staff. 2021. In-depth Q&A: The IPCC’s sixth assessment report on climate science.  

Mejía-Montero A, Lane M, van Der Horst D, Jenkins KEH. 2021. Grounding the energy justice lifecycle framework: An exploration of utility-scale wind power in Oaxaca, Mexico. Energy Research and Social Science, 75.  

Tessum, CW, Apte JS, Goodkind AL, Mueller NZ, Mullins KA, Paolella DA, Polasky S, Springer NP, Thakrar SK, Marhall JD, Hill JD. 2019. Inequity in consumption of goods and services adds to racial-ethnic disparities in air pollution exposure. PNAS.   

World Resources Institute. N.D. Mexico: Policymaking to ensure energy justice in renewables development.  

Wu, X., Nethery, R. C., Sabath, M. B., Braun, D. and Dominici, F., 2020. Air pollution and COVID-19 mortality in the United States: Strengths and limitations of an ecological regression analysis. Science advances, 6(45).  

Zárate-Toledo E, Patiño R, Fraga J. 2019. Justice, social exclusion and indigenous opposition: A case study of wind energy development on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico. Energy Research & Social Science, 54.


Related News & Further Reading:

Revolutionary Power, by Shalanda Baker: 

Initiative for Energy Justice:


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