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Publicly Owned Utilities Could Help Fight the Climate Crisis

Transitioning utilities to public ownership could help lay the groundwork for a renewable, just future. Johanna Bozuwa, of the Democracy Collaborative, sees the current moment as an opportunity to learn from public utilities’ mistakes and push this model in a new, bolder direction. “Public ownership is built within the context of the people who are organizing for it,” said Bozuwa. This grants the system its power and, historically, its limitations.

Publication date: 2019-10-25
Parent publication: Teen Vogue
Publication URL: https://www.teenvogue.com/story/public-utilities-energy-grid

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