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New piece on Hidden Injustices of Solar Geoengineering Research

Co-authored with Kevin Surprise, this piece published in Global Sustainability, highlights the social justice and political impacts of advancing solar geoengineering research.  We point out that this research perpetuates a troubling concentration of power. Stephens, JC, & Surprise, K. (2020). … Continue reading

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Watch Jennie Stephens’ keynote presentation linking feminism & renewable transformation at the International Sustainability Transitions Conference in June 2019

Watch Jennie Stephens’ keynote presentation linking feminism & renewable transformation at the International Sustainability Transitions Conference, June 2019

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New research on women’s leadership on climate, renewable transformation & energy justice

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Wall Street Journal piece on grid innovation, storm-proofing & renewables

Utilities are not doing enough to innovative for future grid resilience.  This piece published in the WSJ engages in a debate about societal expectations of utilities and the transition to a more renewable energy system

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New Publication on Energy Democracy

Energy democracy is a growing social movement. This paper reviews energy democracy goals and policy instruments..  Co-authored with Matthew Burke from McGill University.

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New publication on diversity in how electric utilities frame customer engagement & renewables

Just published in “Utilities Policy” this research analyzes how electric utility representatives in 7 different states frame customer engagement opportunities and renewable energy integration.

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Divestment – new publication

New publication co-authored by Professor Jennie Stephens and graduate students at the University of Vermont explores how universities are responding to the fossil fuel divestment movement.

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