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The Relationship between Energy Literacy and Environmental Sustainability

We include this article as part of the 'energy ecologies' reading discussion for January 7th, which focuses on energy literacy.

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Sustainability, first identified as a characteristic of eco-systems, is the capacity to maintain a process indefinitely. Environmental...Read more

Contextualizing the Covid-19 pandemic for a carbon-constrained world: Insights for sustainability transitions, energy justice, and research methodology

The Energy in COVID-19 group intends to read this article for framing for our own research during the pandemic. 

Abstract: The global Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly overwhelmed our societies, shocked the global economy and overburdened struggling health care systems and other social...Read more

Household energy literacy: A critical review and a conceptual typology

This article will be read by the energy ecologies reading group for January 7th; this week focuses on the theme of energy literacy. 

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The concept of energy literacy is increasingly receiving more research attention within the fields of education,...Read more

UNDERPOWERED: ROLLING BLACKOUTS IN AFRICA DISPROPORTIONATELY HURTS THE POOR

Due to the fact that in many African countries like Ghana, electricity demand exceeds supply, rolling blackout is not uncommon. This is referred to as “Dumsor” meaning "off and on" in Twi (one of the Ghanaian dialects). In periods when this happens, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)...Read more

Dragon-breath and snow-melt: Know-how, experience and heat flows in the home

The energy ecologies reading group will include this article in our January 7th meeting on energy literacy. 

Abstract: "People manage heat flows in their homes through diverse skilful engagements, including interactions with a wide range of materials that help to generate heat, move it...Read more

ASSESSING RENEWABLE ENERGY USE IN GHANA: THE CASE OF THE ELECTRICITY SECTOR

To alleviate the issue of energy poverty in Ghana, a number of the resources used in this PECE essay have recommended investing in renewable, sustainable and affordable energy sources to diversify the power generation mix. This paper analyses renewable energy trends in...Read more

Energy cultures: A framework for understanding energy behaviours

The energy cultures framework is a foundation paradigm for social scientists and interdisciplinary researchers who study energy. The energy ecologies reading group will discuss this article on January 7th.

Abstract: "Achieving a ‘step-change’ in energy efficiency...Read more

Energy and environmental attitudes in the green state of Denmark: Implications for energy democracy, low carbon transitions, and energy literacy

The energy ecologies reading group will discuss this article on January 7th 2021, where we will cover the theme of energy literacy. 

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This article investigates how a mix of energy-users from Denmark perceives energy and environmental issues such as the...Read more

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