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Energy and Environment

  • Explores Energy's Impact on the Global Economy
  • Provides Perspective on Climate Change
  • Examines the Geopolitical Landscape

Population growth, technological advancements, and the expansion of global economies all have significant implications for the ever-evolving energy and environmental landscape. These courses examine the increasing importance that access to energy and natural resources has on the global economy and geopolitical landscape, as well as the impact of climate change on our environment. They are taught by policy-makers, energy financiers, clean-tech entrepreneurs, and environmental advocates.

Energy and the Environment

Develop a foundation from which to chart an environmentally conscious path toward decarbonizing the energy sector.

2018 Fall
1 section

Urbanization and Food Security

Examine the nexus of urbanization and food security, and explore innovative policy and programmatic solutions to urban food insecurity.

2018 Fall
1 section

Food and Water Security: Policy and Communications

Examine international and local food, water, and sanitation policies and the differing scenarios in developed and developing countries.

2018 Summer
1 section

Introduction to Clean Energy Policy

Examine success and failure in government-led policies and regulations shaping the growth of clean energy technologies and industries.

2018 Summer
1 section

Renewable Energy in an Age of Conservative Politics

Gain an introductory overview of the fundamentals of policy and the role of politics in shaping the clean energy economy.

Solar Energy Fundamentals: Engineering, Policy, and Deployment

This course provides a comprehensive analysis of solar photovoltaics (PV) as a clean energy solution.

Urban Transportation Policy and Planning

Gain an overview of transportation policy and planning in cities in developed and developing countries in this one-day course.

LNG 101: Energy for a Cleaner Future

Learn how natural gas and LNG have an important and growing role to play in the global energy mix for a cleaner, more sustainable energy future.