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Super polluters

Award-winning BC environmental sociologist Andrew Jorgenson and colleagues Don Grant (University of Colorado Boulder) and Wesley Longhofer (Emory University) have published a groundbreaking global analysis of approximately 20,000 fossil-fueled power plants across more than 160 countries. In Super Polluters: Tackling the … Continue reading

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The promise of the sharing economy

When the “sharing economy” launched a decade ago, proponents claimed that it would transform the experience of work—giving earners flexibility, autonomy, and a decent income. But this novel form of work soon sprouted a dark side: exploited ride-share drivers, neighborhoods … Continue reading

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