“..whilst natural resources from coal to oil and gas to wind and tidal have been pivotal to recent Scottish history, we have to understand them in terms of their constitutive role in human social relations. These themes will become only more pivotal as the energy future dominates political discussion and the urgency for socially just climate action continues to grow.”
About Ewan Gibbs
Ewan Gibbs lectures in Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow. Author: Coal Country: The Meaning and Memory of Deindustrialization in Postwar Scotland (University of London Press, 2021) From 2022-2024, Ewan will be completing a BA-Wolfson fellowship, ‘Decarbonising the Economy and Society: Policy, Labour and Community in Energy Transitions’.