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Emily Eaton

University of Regina

Based in

North America

Emily Eaton is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Regina. She studies the oil industry’s influence on rural institutions and culture in oil-producing municipalities in Canada and examines the influence of oil and energy interests in K-12 education. Emily is currently involved in a community-engaged research project pushing to prioritize justice and equity principles in renewable city strategies.

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Emily Eaton. 2021. “Approaches to energy transitions: Carbon pricing, managed decline, and/or green new deal? Geography Compass (2021).

Emily Eaton & Simon Enoch. 2020. “The Oil Industry is Us: Hegemonic Community Economic Identity in Saskatchewan’s Oil Patch.” In Regime of Obstruction: How Corporate Power Blocks Energy Democracy, Edmonton: University of Athabasca Press (2020).

Emily Eaton & Simon Enoch. 2020. “Renewable Regina: Putting Equity into Action,”  Regina Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (September 2020).

Simon Enoch & Emily Eaton. 2019. “Crude Lessons: Fossil Fuel Industry Influence on Environmental Education in Saskatchewan,” Regina: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (December 2019).

Emily Eaton & Nick Day. 2019. “Petro-Pedagogy: Fossil Fuel Interests and the Obstruction of Climate Justice in Public Education,” Environmental Education Research (September 2019).

Emily Eaton & Simon Enoch. 2018. “Oil’s Rural Reach: Social License in Saskatchewan’s Oil-Producing Communities,” Canadian Journal of Communication (2018).

Simon Enoch & Emily Eaton. 2018. “A Prairie Patchwork: Reliance on Oil Industry Philanthropy in Saskatchewan Boom Towns,” Regina: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (May 2018).

Andrea Olive, Emily Eaton, & Randy Besco. 2018. “Winds of Change: Saskatchewan’s Attitudes on Energy, Environment and Oil,” Regina: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (April 2018).

Emily Eaton. 2017. “Climate Politics in the Patch: Engaging Saskatchewan’s Oil Producing Communities on Climate Change Issues,” Regina: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (October 2017).

Emily Eaton & Simon Enoch. 2017. “Petro-Partners: Energy and Education in Saskatchewan’s Rural Oil Communities,Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Monitor (March 2017).

Emily Eaton. 2016. “Capturing Carbon for Enhanced Oil Recovery: A Climate Change Strategy?” In Environmental Change and Challenge: A Canadian Perspective, Fifth Edition, Toronto: Oxford University Press (2016).

Emily Eaton. 2016. “Oil, Democracy and Political Ecology in Alberta’s Tar Sands,” Journal of Canadian Studies (Fall 2016).

Angela Carter & Emily Eaton. 2016. “Saskatchewan’s ‘Wild West’ Approach to Fracking,” Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Monitor (September 2016).

Angela V. Carter & Emily Eaton. 2016. “Subnational Responses to Fracking in Canada: Explaining Saskatchewan’s ‘Wild West’ Regulatory Approach,” Review of Policy Research (July 2016).

Emily Eaton & Abby Kinchy. 2016. “Quiet Voices in the Fracking Debate: Comparing Rural Landowners’ Experiences and Grievances in Two Extractive Communities,” Energy Research and Social Sciences (June 2016).