David Hughes is professor of Anthropology at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. He has written articles forBoston Review and three previous books, including Energy without Conscience: Oil, Climate Change, and Complicity(2017). In 2021 Verso Press will publish his book on the energy transition, Who Owns the Wind?: Climate Crisis and the Hope of Renewable Energy? As an activist, Hughes has served as president of his faculty union and as a member of the Climate Task Force of the American Federation of Teachers.