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Revolutionary Power:
An Activist’s Guide to the Energy Transition

Shalanda H. Baker

  • Professor of Law, Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University

Shalanda Baker is the co-director and co-founder of the Initiative for Energy Justice at Northeastern University.

Her book, Revolutionary Power, is a playbook for the energy transformation, complete with a step-by-step analysis of energy policy areas that are ripe for intervention. Baker argues that people of color, poor people, and indigenous people must engage in creating a new energy system to upend the unequal power dynamics of the current system.

Join us as Baker explains how this unique moment in history provides an unprecedented opening for a deeper transformation of the energy system,and thus, an opportunity to transform society.

Moderated by Kris Mayes, director of ASU's Utility of the Future Center. This event is in partnership with Island Press, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that shines a spotlight on crucial issues and focuses attention on sustainable solutions.

Purchase the book from the locally owned Changing Hands Bookstore.

Register via Zoom.

Thursday, November 19, 2020
1:00 - 2:00 p.m