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Democratizing Energy Systems: An Opportunity for Planners as Cities Renew Commitment to Paris Climate Accord?

This post was originally published on the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACPS) blogs on June 19th and discusses the role of planners in advancing and supporting democratic ideals around local or grassroots energy initiatives occurring across the country. Please check

Democratizing Energy Systems: An Opportunity for Planners as Cities Renew Commitment to Paris Climate Accord?

This post was originally published on the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACPS) blogs on June 19th and discusses the role of planners in advancing and supporting democratic ideals around local or grassroots energy initiatives occurring across the country. Please check

How to be a postmodernist in practice?

It is troubling to say the least that the country that claimed itself to be the paragon of progress and civilization is crumbling at its very foundations under the influence of, to put it simply, pure b.s. Besides the obvious

How to be a postmodernist in practice?

It is troubling to say the least that the country that claimed itself to be the paragon of progress and civilization is crumbling at its very foundations under the influence of, to put it simply, pure b.s. Besides the obvious

Anti-neoliberalism: The undercurrent in JNU protests

Read the indented paragraphs chronologically to know about the key events of JNU protests. Read the whole text for context behind them. Incident #3: A student leader, PhD student from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), got arrested under charges of sedition for allowing anti-national

Anti-neoliberalism: The undercurrent in JNU protests

Read the indented paragraphs chronologically to know about the key events of JNU protests. Read the whole text for context behind them. Incident #3: A student leader, PhD student from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), got arrested under charges of sedition for allowing anti-national

Problem of Modernist Legacies in Urban Planning

The question of multi-scalar or cross-scale implications of decisions taken at the supranational and international levels is seldom ever a topic of discussion or concern in planning practice or, at least in the classes I’ve taken. For instance, it is hard to

Problem of Modernist Legacies in Urban Planning

The question of multi-scalar or cross-scale implications of decisions taken at the supranational and international levels is seldom ever a topic of discussion or concern in planning practice or, at least in the classes I’ve taken. For instance, it is hard to

The Rallying Cry

This post will go off-topic and perhaps set the tone for subsequent posts on this blog. I would like to admit that the issues I talk about here, have so far been ignored by me in favor of remaining within standard,

The Rallying Cry

This post will go off-topic and perhaps set the tone for subsequent posts on this blog. I would like to admit that the issues I talk about here, have so far been ignored by me in favor of remaining within standard,

DES, DER, RET, RES, DG…..ZZZZ

Those who study or are interested in the subject of Renewable Energy (RE) may have come across all these acronyms one time or another. They may also know the extent to which these terms are applied interchangeably, in research as

DES, DER, RET, RES, DG…..ZZZZ

Those who study or are interested in the subject of Renewable Energy (RE) may have come across all these acronyms one time or another. They may also know the extent to which these terms are applied interchangeably, in research as

Beyond Perspective

Perspective still matters. But that isn’t just what matters anymore. A while back, drawing from my readings based on ecological and socio-ecological systems (SES), I wrote a blog post on the continuum of sciences. The post mainly discussed the way in which human agency

Beyond Perspective

Perspective still matters. But that isn’t just what matters anymore. A while back, drawing from my readings based on ecological and socio-ecological systems (SES), I wrote a blog post on the continuum of sciences. The post mainly discussed the way in which human agency