In Appalachia and across the country, people are reclaiming their power from electricity monopolies that weren’t serving their needs. In this issue, we share stories that exemplify the principle of energy democracy in action.
In part one of this two-part series, we examined problems with monopoly utilities and looked at how citizens are working to counter utilities’ outsized political influence. Read part one online here.
From monitoring waterways affected by pipeline construction and coal mining to tracking the changing seasons or searching for endangered bees, people from all walks of life are seizing the opportunity to participate in scientific projects.
Part two of a two-part series looks at how everyday people are taking charge of their electricity systems and prioritizing clean energy, affordability and choice.
Stories of people taking charge of their electricity systems.
Hiking the Highlands
The Mystical Season: A Love Poem to Winter
Lichen: The Story of a Soil-Maker