Economizing justice: Turning equity claims into lower energy tariffs in Chile

Economizing justice: Turning equity claims into lower energy tariffs in Chile

  This paper considers the issue of how energy justice is economized; how political and ethical claims about particular energy (in)justices are turned into economic valuations. Drawing on science and technology studies, we present a conceptual framework that understands economization as emerging…

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Ethical consumption in Brazil and Chile
Tomas Ariztía, Dorothea Kleine, Graca Brightwell, Roberto Bartholo, Nurjk Agloni, Rita Afonso

Ethical consumption in Brazil and Chile

Chile and Brazil are former developing countries which now have growing ethical consumption movements. Ethical consumption, i.e. a form of consumption in which consumers use their buying power to effect social and pro-environmental change, is a growing trend in income-rich countries. This…

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A failed platform: The Citizen Consensus Conference travels to Chile
Sebastián Ureta

A failed platform: The Citizen Consensus Conference travels to Chile

This article starts by reviewing the setbacks that the recent Science and Technology Studies literature has identified in the functioning of technologies of democracy, the different arrangements that look to enact deliberation on technoscientific issues. Putting a focus on the Citizen Consensus…

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Caring for waste: Handling tailings in a Chilean copper mine
Sebastian Ureta

Caring for waste: Handling tailings in a Chilean copper mine

How do we practically deal with the waste produced by industrial processes? Until now this question has overwhelmingly been answered in one way: through the deployment of different kinds of waste management programs, technology-based top-down actions for waste whose ultimate aim is…

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