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Huber Article on the Politics of Building Published in Damage Magazine

May 1, 2024

Damage Magazine

Matt Huber

Matthew T. Huber

“There appears to be a shift in environmental thinking. A movement most known for blocking destructive fossil fuel infrastructure has realized it also needs a politics focused on building new energy infrastructure: new electricity generation and transmission; new public transit; new energy efficient housing,” writes Matthew Huber, professor of geography and the environment. 

Huber says the shift to a "politics of building" is a welcome change in environmental thinking, but that we need to center the workers who will do the building because they better understand what is needed for deep decarbonization and have the power to bring it about.

Read more in Huber's article “Class Divides in the Politics of Building,” published in Damage Magazine.

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