Third Publication

The third publication from the project is the following book chapter: Köckler, Heike, Deguen, Severiné, Ranzi, Andrea, Melin, Anders, Walker, Gordon: “Environmental Justice in Western Europe”, in R. Holifield, J. Chakraborty, G. Walker (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice, Abingdon: Routledge, 2017, ISBN: 978-1-138-93282-1, pp. 627-640.

Second publication

Tulsa Jansson, PhD-candidate, has published an article with the title “Sen’s Perfectionist “Reason to Value” in “Public Reason: Journal of Political and Moral Philosophy”, Vol. 7, No. 1-2, 2015 (

First publication

The first article from the project, Melin, Anders, Kronlid, David: “Should We Ascribe Capabilities to Animals?  A Critical Analysis of the Extension of Nussbaum’s Capabilities Approach”, have been published in “De Ethica” (

Attending Senix 2016 – investigating the role of social science in low carbon energy mix

13-15th of June we will be attending the second conference on the role of Social Science in the Energy transition.

The SENIX Conferences help bridging the gap between present day conditions and full recognition of the necessity to bring in the social issues up-front in energy policies, programmes and projects. On May 25-27, 2015 the first SENIX conference was  held in Stockholm and the programme is available on the web site Anders Melin and Tulsa Jansson presented papers on the 2015 conference. In June Tulsa Jansson will be leading a community of inquiry on the topic of development.

Conference “Ethics and Governance of Energy Technologies” in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Tulsa and Anders participated in the conference “Ethics and Governance of Energy Technologies” at Eindhoven University of Technology on the 15th-16th of January. Here is the programme: Anders was one of the keynote presenters, here is the powerpoint:

Energy and Justice

This is the blogg of the research project “Energy and Justice – an Ethical Analysis of Swedish Energy Politics, based on the Capability Approach”. The project participants are Associate Professor Anders Melin, Associate Professor David Kronlid and PhD-candidate Tulsa Jansson.