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Sustainability: Energy Transition

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Duration

3 weeks

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Delivery Method

Online

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Available on

Lifetime Access

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Accessibility

Mobile, Desktop

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Language

English

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Subtitles

English

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Level

Beginner

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Effort

4 hours per week

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Teaching Type

Self Paced

Course Description

It is important that we all understand the complexity of the climate crisis and the major transformational changes needed to address it. This three-week course will help you understand how energy can play a significant role in our ability secure a sustainable future. This course is taught by experts from the University of Canterbury College of Engineering (COE). It will allow you to explore the relationship between energy, emissions and climate change and its effects on our environment and future. As you examine the reasons why our current energy systems are not suitable, you will also identify the necessary changes to make for a sustainable future.

These systems are complex and require that you consider different parameters such as economic viability. This will help you to understand the many factors involved in the energy transition. You'll gain an understanding of the current energy system and be able to examine the limitations of renewable energy. This will help you to find solutions to the problems we face. For a deeper understanding on energy systems, you will also be exploring the principles of energy transition and Energy Return on Energy Invested.

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Skills You Will Gain

What You Will Learn

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Describe energy's role in our ability to secure a sustainable future

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Reflect on why our present energy systems are unsustainable

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Explore the limitations in the transition to Renewable Energy

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Identify the principles of an economically viable Energy Transition

Target Students

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This course is suitable for anyone interested in contributing to building a sustainable future

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It will be particularly of interest if you want to learn about the role of the energy transition in securing sustainability

Course Instructors

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Fiona van Petegem

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Fiona currently works with New Zealand organisations to assist and support them in their transition to a strong and sustainable future

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