How can cultural geography help energy policy makers? (link)

In an interesting post on AUSCCER blog the relationship is explained here.

The theoretical and methodological approaches of cultural geography may help inform energy policy initiatives by providing insights to how people live with the arrival of winter cold in different places. Attention turns to how certain warming practices are sensed and make sense in the context of the different social and material relationships that comprise homes. Cultural geographers bring to the fore the importance of cultural norms of domestic heat management, the relationship between domestic warming practices and how people think of themselves, the energy implications of ideals of domesticity and the varied winter warming skills of households. Less attention has been paid to how narratives of adapting to winter cold help constitute geographical differences.he theoretical and methodological approaches of cultural geography may help inform energy policy initiatives by providing insights to how people live with the arrival of winter cold in different places. Attention turns to how certain warming practices are sensed and make sense in the context of the different social and material relationships that comprise homes. Cultural geographers bring to the fore the importance of cultural norms of domestic heat management, the relationship between domestic warming practices and how people think of themselves, the energy implications of ideals of domesticity and the varied winter warming skills of households. Less attention has been paid to how narratives of adapting to winter cold help constitute geographical differences.

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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