The need for electricity: Electricity as a need. Neil Simcock

Neil talked about the need for electricity. He approached the topic from three angles, first noticing that in much public debate/media concepts of need and demand are used interchangeably: if electricity is called for (demanded), then it must be needed. Hence the ‘need’ to keep the lights on, etc. This indicates that in popular and policy discourse there is no serious discussion of need,…

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