Cara Daggett

Cara Daggett is assistant professor at Virginia Tech. Her book The Birth of Energy: Fossil Fuels, Thermodynamics, and the Politics of Work (2019, Duke University Press), traces the entangled politics of work and energy following the discovery of energy in the 19th century. She is also interested in the politics of gender and energy.


The Melodrama of Climate Change Denial

Melodrama is the genre of choice of the far right, through which it pays special attention to fights with environmentalists, feminists, and minorities.

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