Summer Course on Understanding Energy | Summer / Short course | Engineering & Technology | On Campus | 8 weeks | Stanford University Summer Session | USA
Energy is the number one contributor to climate change and has significant consequences for our society, political system, economy, and environment. Energy as a fundamental driver of human development and opportunity. Fundamentals of each energy resource -- including significance and potential, drivers and barriers, policy and regulation, and social, economic, and environmental impacts and will be able to put this in the context of the broader energy system. Both depletable and renewable energy resources are covered, including oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, biomass and biofuel, hydroelectric, wind, solar thermal and photovoltaics (PV), geothermal, and ocean energy, with cross-cutting topics including electricity, storage, climate change and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), sustainability, green buildings, energy efficiency, transportation, and the developing world.
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