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EcoSwell: Improving energy resilience in marginalised communities

Power cuts are frequent in many marginalised communities around the world, and can be very disruptive. Consider, for instance, medical staff who are forced to find a quick solution to avoid the…

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Climate Transition as a Driver for Change with Professor Jos Delbeke

Webinar 9 Siena International School of Sustainable Development 2022

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Global Energy Transition with Yasmine Arasalane

Webinar 7 Siena International School of Sustainable Development 2022

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Implementing SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

SDG 7 seeks to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy. In this video, we talk to Jukka-Pekka Niemi, Marketing Manager of the Finnish company Wärtsilä…

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Introducing SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

SDG 7 seeks to increase the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to…

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Q&A | Bill McKibben | 2019 Mar. 28

In this Q&A from the Climate Action MOOC, author and environmental activist Bill McKibben discusses the need for fossil fuel divestment and how best to engage the public in the movement to end…

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Q&A | William Horak | 2019 Mar. 6

In this Q&A from our Climate Action MOOC, Dr. Bill Horak, Chair of the Department of Nuclear Science and Technology at the Brookhaven National Lab, answers student questions about options for…

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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 | William Horak | 2017 Aug. 30

William Horak answers questions relating to the 10th week of the Climate Action MOOC's 2017 run. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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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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Renewable and Nonrenewable Sources of Energy

This chapter introduces the indispensable roles that renewable and nonrenewable resources could play in the post-conflict recovery phase, including how to make recovery more resilient. It highlights…

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Grid Management of Power Systems with High Penetration of Renewable Energies

There are many challenges that come with managing a power system, especially one with intermittent renewable energies, or those that are intrinsically time variable in the way they produce energy…

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Nuclear Power

In this chapter, Bill Horak discusses nuclear technology basics. He talks about the role of Columbia in the start of nuclear energy. He describes the process of nuclear fission in detail and compares…

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