How do we create an adequate action plan to ensure our sustainability during times of crisis? The city of Sebastopol, California created an energy plan that any city would be smart to follow. This report was created back in 2007, but it is still relevant today and evenmore so now during this...Read more
This article brings up the possible downsides of alternative energy sources. Energy vulnerability within the new systems and how this may prevent the future competitiveness of the strategy.
It begins by describing the continous growth of wind and solar energy. The first...Read more
This article comments on the impact of coronavirus on the construction field and which projects are taking precedence over others. Precedence is now being given to specific building construction over continuing projects on power and renewable energy.Read more
We include this article as part of the 'energy ecologies' reading discussion for January 7th, which focuses on energy literacy.
Sustainability, first identified as a characteristic of eco-systems, is the capacity to maintain a process indefinitely. Environmental...Read more
This article addresses Burlington Vermont's history and how they began their journey to use renewable energy sources. To start, a unique source they use is biomass using wood from fallen trees around the area. While using wood for biomass energy may be harmful at the household level...Read more
This paper expands on the existing artifacts I've uploaded that promote community renewable energy initiatives (CREs) as ways to subvert traditional power structures and promote greater democratization within the struggle for energy justice by positing new terminology - "alternative economies...Read more
The case study attached is focused on the implementation of the Closed-Door Store Policy for the retailer H&M. As a fast-fashion retailer with sustainability goals, one major area of potential improvement revolved around energy savings at brick and mortar stores. In this case study,...Read more