Center for Environmental Politics Talk: The Paradoxical Environmental Consequences of Energy Efficiency Improvement

Lazarus Adua, Department of Sociology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Zoom Invitation: jgrove91@uw.edu

Lazarus Adua is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Utah. His research focuses on the human dimensions of energy (energy inequality, the relative impacts of efficiency improvement and lifestyles on the environment, and the environmental consequences of renewable energy sources), the structural drivers of global environmental change, and local governments’ social, developmental, and environmentally significant policies. Lazarus Adua also conducts research on the environmental consequences of political-ideological views, focusing on political partisanship in the United States. He earned a doctoral degree in rural sociology from the Ohio State University.