Just Energy Podcast
Energy Justice Lab co-director Sanya Carley hosts a podcast, Just Energy, which explores topics that include energy (in)justice, its racial and social dimensions, and how to make future energy policy more inclusive by design.
Bonus Episode: Government and business tackle the challenge of energy justice with Jigar Shah, Director of the U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Office
Released: March 30, 2022
In this bonus episode, we talk with Jigar Shah about the role of government and private industry as our world confronts challenges of energy justice.
Episode 8: Who has access to clean technologies with David Konisky, Lynton K. Caldwell Professor at Indiana University
Released: March 22, 2022
In this episode, we chat with David Konisky about who has access, and importantly who does not have access, to low-carbon and efficient technologies and how these trends relate to other energy disparities.
Episode 7: Racism and transitions in the automotive industry with Keith Cooley, Management Consultant and former employee of GM
Released: March 15, 2022
In this episode, Keith Cooley shares professional experiences and reflections on both the past and the future of the American automotive industry as it transitions toward low-carbon and electric vehicles and simultaneously grapples with a long history of racism.
Episode 6: The decline of coal communities with Julia Haggerty, Associate Professor at Montana State University
Released: March 8, 2022
In this episode, Julia Haggerty talks to us about her research on coal community transitions in the American West, and the deep economic, social, and cultural implications for these communities.
Episode 5: The decarbonization divide with Benjamin Sovacool, Professor at the University of Sussex
Released: March 1, 2022
In this episode, we talk with Benjamin Sovacool about how the most toxic and least safe aspects of energy resources (e.g., e-waste facilities and mining operations) are borne by those who do not have the benefit of consuming those resources, as well as his reflections on being an author of the most recent IPCC report.
Episode 4: Indigenous communities and energy resources with Andrew Curley, Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona
Released: February 22, 2022
In this episode, Andrew Curley speaks with us about the Navajo Nation’s experience with notions and the politics of a just transition, as well as his reflections on performing ethnographic research.
Episode 3: Energy poverty and energy insecurity with Destenie Nock, Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University
Released: February 15, 2022
In this episode, Destenie Nock discusses her research and personal experience with energy insecurity, as well as her reflections on student mentorship and "black electricity."
Episode 2: What is energy justice with guest Jacqueline Patterson, Founder and Executive Director of the Chisholm Legacy Project
Released: February 8, 2022
In this episode, Jacqui Patterson talks with us about the underpinnings of energy justice, including dimensions of public health, race, gender, and climate change.
Episode 1: Here on Just Energy
Released: February 1, 2022
Welcome to the Just Energy podcast, where we talk about just how just our energy systems are.