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How Chinese capital alters the calculation for coal in Kenya - Michael Boulle

July 18, 2019 Erik Myxter-iino / Michael Boulle Episode 14
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How Chinese capital alters the calculation for coal in Kenya - Michael Boulle
Jul 18, 2019 Episode 14
Erik Myxter-iino / Michael Boulle

On this episode, Erik speaks with Michael Boulle - 

Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Cape Town and Senior Researcher at the Cape Town-based consultancy - Change pathways. 

We discuss his latest paper - The Hazy Rise of Coal in Kenya: The actors, interests, and discursive contradictions shaping Kenya’s electricity future that is featured in Volume 56 of the Energy Research and Social Science Journal.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214629618307072

Recommendations: 

Michael

On Being with Krista Tippett - Binyavanga Wainaina - The Ethics of Aid: One Kenya’s Perspective - https://onbeing.org/programs/binyavanga-wainaina-the-ethics-of-aid-one-kenyans-perspective/


Erik

1)    The China-Nepal Railway: high cost and hidden by Ramesh Bhushal https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/11336-The-China-Nepal-railway-High-cost-and-hidden

2)    Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession

https://www.amazon.com/Mint-Condition-Baseball-American-Obsession/dp/0802145329

Thanks to Jason MacRonald for his help in editing this episode 


Show Notes

On this episode, Erik speaks with Michael Boulle - 

Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Cape Town and Senior Researcher at the Cape Town-based consultancy - Change pathways. 

We discuss his latest paper - The Hazy Rise of Coal in Kenya: The actors, interests, and discursive contradictions shaping Kenya’s electricity future that is featured in Volume 56 of the Energy Research and Social Science Journal.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214629618307072

Recommendations: 

Michael

On Being with Krista Tippett - Binyavanga Wainaina - The Ethics of Aid: One Kenya’s Perspective - https://onbeing.org/programs/binyavanga-wainaina-the-ethics-of-aid-one-kenyans-perspective/


Erik

1)    The China-Nepal Railway: high cost and hidden by Ramesh Bhushal https://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/11336-The-China-Nepal-railway-High-cost-and-hidden

2)    Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession

https://www.amazon.com/Mint-Condition-Baseball-American-Obsession/dp/0802145329

Thanks to Jason MacRonald for his help in editing this episode