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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You can read Nikiforuk's regular column in every issue of A\J.

Kyrke Gaudreau is the Sustainability Manager at the University of Northern British Columbia. Dr. Gaudreau completed his PhD in social and ecological sustainability at the University of Waterloo where his research focused on the sustainability assessment of energy systems. He has consulted on various strategic and environmental assessments of energy systems in Canada, and has researched and written about energy systems sustainability in several different countries. 

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