Energy Transitions in History: Global Cases of Continuity and Change

About this issue

Over the last two centuries, human beings have come to rely on ever-increasing quantities of energy to fuel their rising numbers and improving standards of living. In this volume of RCC Perspectives, scholars from around the world consider how our relationship to energy has changed, why it has changed, and how it may change in the years to come.


Crude Impact

This award-winning film exposes just how deep-rooted our dependency on fossil fuels has become, and what this means for those who live in regions affected by oil extraction and for the future of life itself.