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Petrocultures Research Group, After Oil (West Virginia University Press, 2016)


Darin Barney and Imre Szeman, ed., Solarity. Special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly 120.1 (2021)

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Solarities: Seeking Energy Justice

A collective engages and mirrors the critical need for energy justice and transformation.
Solarities considers the possibilities of organizing societies and economies around solar energy, and the challenges of a just and equitable transition away from fossil fuels. Far from presenting solarity as a utopian solution to the climate crisis, it critically examines the ambiguous potentials of solarities: plural, situated, and often contradictory.

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After Oil is an ongoing series of research events designed to explore, critically and creatively, the cultural politics of energy use in the context of climate change and energy transition.