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Synergies Between Islamic Finance and Impact Investing

Islamic finance and economic practices are well-positioned to support the overhaul of public financial management systems and the strengthening of health, education, and food security…

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Green Growth Initiative as a Shift in Development Paradigm

Low Carbon, Green Growth Green growth was declared a national vision at a time when Korea had to seek ways to overcome an energy crisis and achieve another economic miracle. The key message of the…

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Economic Development an Environmental Degradation

Brief review of Korea’s economic growth and development experience. This module is a 4-chapter series overviewing Korea’s rapid economic development experiences through the simultaneous…

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The Political Economy of Automation

This chapter is on the political economy of automation. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | William Horak | 2018 Jan. 11

Bill Horak answers questions relating to renewable energy and nuclear energy which are discussed in Module 3 of the course. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Ryan Jones |2018 Jan. 30

Ryan Jones answers questions related to renewable energy. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Nathanial Matthews | 2019 Mar. 3

Nathanial Matthews of the Global Resilience Partnership answers questions on the water-energy nexus and how climate change, population growth and economic change will put increasing demands on both…

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Q&A | Jeffery Sachs | 2016 Sep. 15

Jeffery Sachs answers questions about the resource curse, the worldwide energy system transformation, social conditions and the extractive industry sector. This video is licensed under the CC…

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The Nexus Approach

This chapter discusses the water energy nexus, meaning the connection between water and energy. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Sustainable Urban Energy Systems

This video is part of Module 6: How can we provide universal urban services and infrastructure? Sustainable urban energy systems are those that not only meet service demand but also promote: economic…

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The Three Big Transformations: Clean Energy and Industry, Land Use, Smart Cities

In this chapter, Professor Jeffrey Sachs hones in on the three potential solutions to the large environmental challenges of the world: decarbonizing the energy system, transforming global…

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Energy: A Promising Pathway

To develop within a safe operating space, there must be a global transition to a renewable energy system, as growing economies are projected to have growing energy use until mid-century. Since the…

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Fundamentals of Energy and Petroleum

Carol Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, discusses the various sources of energy (particularly contrasting renewable and non-renewable energies), how the amount of energy coming from the various sources…

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Transformation Challenges

This chapter opens with a discussion of environmental crises and the need for deep and widespread change. Dr. Sachs goes on to describe six grand transformations that will be necessary to achieve the…

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James Watt Changes the World

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses the fifth wave of globalization, which is the Industrial Age. He chooses 1776 as its starting point, as this was the year that Boulton and Watts brought the…

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Global Public Health - Trailer

Global Public Health, is a course taught by experts from the Public Health Foundation of India. It explores the institutions, infrastructure, and the interplay of actors that constitute health not…

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