Faculty Publication: Electric Mountains

Shaun Golding, Kenyon College Assistant Professor of Sociology, has published a book  Electric Mountains, Climate, Power, and Justice in an Energy Transition with Rutgers University Press. About Electric Mountains asks why environmentalists in a progresssive region have been resistant to wind energy. It challenges labeling all resistance “NIMBYism”, and highlights critiques of wind that emphasizeContinue reading “Faculty Publication: Electric Mountains”

Planned Expansion for NSF

A recent article in Science  detailed the possible $50 billion budget increase for the National Science Foundation as part of President Biden’s $2.3 trillion proposal for improving our nation’s aging infrastructure.   This investment includes $35 billion towards combatting climate change, as well as to create an additional agency, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Climate (ARPA-C) forContinue reading “Planned Expansion for NSF”