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Electricity prices I Skeletons and closets

Posted by: The Conversation Global

Date: Tuesday, 12 November 2019


Editor's note

As renewable energy technologies become more competitive than fossil fuels, they will play an even greater role in the energy mix of most countries. Roula Inglesi-Lotz and George Alex Thopil point out how the impact of the increasing role of renewable energies on electricity prices varies from one setting to another. It is therefore important for policymakers to have a good understanding of how the greater role of renewable energies in a country’s energy mix will affect electricity prices.

Is it possible to use science to create a model for social justice and the restitution of dignity? That’s what a multidisciplinary team at the University of Cape Town in South Africa did when they discovered unethically obtained skeletal remains of Khoi and San people in their archive. Victoria Gibbon describes how she and her team traced the skeletons’ origins and began a series of consultations and ceremonies with their living descendants.

Jabulani Sikhakhane

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