ENERGY JUSTICE: A SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES CROSS-CUTTING THEME REPORT

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Contributed date

May 12, 2020 - 6:36pm

Critical Commentary

This academic report was published by Shape Energy, receiving funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program through a grant. Cross-cutting three disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities, it provides a critical analysis of topics of energy justice to ensure fair, just, and equitable energy systems emerge in the EU in the coming decades. By recommending cross-disciplinary energy justice frameworks it intends to advance research in STEM researchers and provided a conference session at Shape Energy’s Pan-European conference. This report addresses maters of vulnerability by laying out a deeper understanding of justice through literature, clearly defining energy justice, and by providing advisements on discipline synergies, conflicts and opportunities. This resources engages the social sciences on vulnerable populations' need for energy as an essential human right. It makes recommendations for new funding avenues for research, bolsters interdisciplinary energy projects and platforms by shaping the activities of the organization it was formed under. By engaging scholarship and advocating for social scientific perspectives in energy development and innovation to assist in actively engaging energy programming provisions to accurately engage social problems through a overarching societal lens.

Source

Shape Energy. (2017). Energy Justice - a social sciences and humanities cross-cutting theme report. https://shapeenergy.eu/index.php/publications/theme-reports/

Language

English, British

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  • - Private group -

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Shape Energy, "ENERGY JUSTICE: A SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES CROSS-CUTTING THEME REPORT", contributed by James Gall, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 12 May 2020, accessed 29 November 2022. https://energyrights.info/content/energy-justice-social-sciences-and-humanities-cross-cutting-theme-report