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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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How Does Hydropower Impact Water

This chapter talks about hydro-power as a part of the water energy nexus. 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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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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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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The 3 Pillars of the Deep Decarbonization of Energy Systems

How can we achieve deep decarbonization while satisfying the conditions for continued economic growth and development and growing prosperity? CO2 energy related emissions are approximately 32 gigaton…

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Technology Partnerships to Tackle Climate Change

In this chapter, Maria Mendiluce talks about business engagement in the climate change process and in climate action, using the Low Carbon Technology Partnership initiative as an example. The…

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Business Action in Practice: Renewables

In this chapter, Mariana Heinrich talks about how businesses are working collectively to reduce barriers to renewable deployment of renewable energy. She talks about the benefits and possibilities of…

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Innovative Off-Grid Energy Solutions

Vijay Modi details off-grid energy solutions in different contexts, such as shared infrastructure in Mali and Uganda. He stresses the value of grassroots off-grid energy solutions, particularly in…

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Renewables: Wind

In this chapter, Professor Stephanie McClellan discusses wind power as a low-carbon solution for climate change. She discusses the wind power profiles and capacity of different regions of the world.…

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Renewables: Solar

This chapter profiles the science and potential impact of solar power. Its history is briefly profiled; notably, that it's not a new technology and has gone through multiple generations of…

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Transmission, energy storage and grid integration

In this chapter, Ryan Jones discusses transmission, energy storage, and grid integration of renewables. We expect that our energy services are reliable, or that supply matches demand, and that…

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