What is Energy Literacy?

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September 16, 2022 - 12:49pm

Critical Commentary

This article critically engages the lingering universalisms haunting literature on energy literacy by demonstrating the need to situate diverse forms of energy knowledge within local energy ecologies and by "pinning" the concept of energy literacy to energy vulnerability.


Adams, James, Alison Kenner, Briana Leone, Andrew Rosenthal, Morgan Sarao, and Taeya Boi-Doku. 2022. “What Is Energy Literacy? Responding to Vulnerability in Philadelphia’s Energy Ecologies.” Energy Research & Social Science 91 (September): 102718. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2022.102718.

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James Adams, Alison Kenner, Briana Leone, Andrew Rosenthal, Morgan Sarao and Taeya Boi-Doku, "What is Energy Literacy? ", contributed by James Adams and Alison Kenner, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 16 September 2022, accessed 21 June 2024. https://energyrights.info/content/what-energy-literacy