How does the enduring master-slave metaphor relate to our high-energy culture? Andrew Nikiforuk talks about cheap energy issues and The Energy of Slaves in an interview with Kyrke Gaudreau.

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About the author

Kyrke Gaudreau is a doctoral student of Environment and Resource Studies at the University of Waterloo. His research focuses on developing and applying a sustainability assessment framework for energy systems.

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