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.
This course provides a comprehensive analysis of solar photovoltaics (PV) as a clean energy solution.
Examine international and local food, water, and sanitation policies and the differing scenarios in developed and developing countries.
Learn about what was accomplished in Paris and what issues remain outstanding in the effort to avoid catastrophic global climate change.
Examine success and failure in government-led policies and regulations shaping the growth of clean energy technologies and industries.
Learn the fundamentals of traditional and clean energy resources, including innovations that support a shift to a lower carbon economy.
Gain a comparative perspective on the efforts to invest in, discover, and commercialize the renewable energy sources that will dominate the century.