GEOG 430
Human Use of the Environment

Week 7 Summary and Tasks


This week we have learnt about Energy Geographies, with a focus on the ways energy scarcity is created and manipulated and an examination of some of the complications with renewable energies . 

To wrap up, please take the time to find out which company supplies your energy and how they source it.

Tasks for this week:

  • Read the Course Content (Week 7) section on the course website.
  • Reading: Huber, M.T. (2011) Enforcing scarcity: oil, violence, and the making of the market. Ann Assoc Am Geogr 101(4):816–826.
  • Reading: Baka, J. (2016). Making space for energy: Wasteland development, enclosures, and energy dispossessions. Antipode doi: 10.1111/anti.12219.
  • Take the Week 7 Quiz (covering this week's materials) by Saturday at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
  • Complete Week 7 Activity and Discussion in Canvas by Saturday at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.