In this episode, guest-hosts Dr. Sara Dorow, professor of sociology (University of Alberta), and project research assistant Rezvaneh Erfani talk about Canada’s first ever net-zero multifamily social housing project. The North Glenora Sustainable Affordable Housing Project, led by Dr. Dorow and Dr. Arlene Oak, professor of human ecology (University of Alberta), began 8 years ago […]
S5E3 – NET-ZERO NEIGHBOURS: THE BLATCHFORD PROJECT
In this episode, recorded in early 2021, Sheena Wilson sits down with two project managers for Blatchford, a net-zero real estate development on the site of the old Edmonton City Centre Airport. The City had long slated the 200 hectare airfield for a world-class energy efficient community that will eventually be home to 30,000 residents.The […]
S5E2 – ENGINEERING RESILIENCY
In this episode, we chat with the architectural and engineering team from the LA CITÉ RÉSILIENTE project, including Jacob Komar, Principal Engineer with Revolve Engineering, Trina Larsen, Principal at Larsen Engineering, and Shafraaz Kaba Principal Architect with ASK for a Better World.
S5E1 – LA CITÉ RESILIENTE: A DECADE IN TRANSITION
In this episode, we talk to the organizational team from the La Cité Résiliente: A Decade in Transition project, including research coordinator Danika Jorgensen-Skakum, intern and public outreach coordinator, Laurence Mailhiot, and Executive Director of La Cite Francophone, Daniel Cournoyer. To learn more about the La Cité Résiliente: A Decade in Transition project, visit: https://www.justpowers.ca/projects/la-cite/ […]
S4E5 – INTERVIEW w/ CHARLES RICHMOND
This episode features a conversation with Charles Richmond, coordinator for Sierra Club Canada Foundation’s Edmonton chapter and champion of active civic engagement in good governance and empirically-based environmental advocacy in public life.
S4E4 – INTERVIEW w/ ROCKY FEROE
This episode features a conversation with Rocky Feroe, a retired physician and Board Director & Co-Founder of the Solar Power Investment Cooperative of Edmonton (SPICE).
S4E3 – INTERVIEW w/ CODY SHARPHEAD
This episode features a conversation with Cody Sharphead, archeologist and consultation co-ordinator with Enoch Cree Nation.
S4E2 – INTERVIEW w/ DAVID DODGE
This episode features a conversation with Davide Dodge, environmental journalist, energy transition advocate, and host and producer of Green Energy Futures.
S4E1 – DEEP ENERGY LITERACY: DEEP SOLARITIES w/ SHEENA WILSON
In the first episode of this series, Just Powers lead Dr. Sheena Wilson and producer Jessie Beier introduce the what, why and how of deep solarities.
S3E6 – Disposition, in Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space
This episode features a reading of Chapter 2 from Keller Easterling’s 2014 book Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space, published by Verso Books. In this book, Easterling offers an understanding of infrastructure as the hidden substrate — or binding medium — through which standards and ideas are shared between bodies. For Easterling, then, the notion […]