The Future of Cities in a Low Carbon World
With more than half of humanity living in urban areas, the future of cities is the future of the climate agenda. Officials from Aberdeen & Cape Town share the journey of their cities towards net zero carbon emissions. Barney Crockett, Lord Provost of Aberdeen City Council, and Phindile Maxiti, Mayoral Committee Member for Energy and Climate Change, City of Cape Town, explore various decarbonization initiatives across sectors and explain how cities are driving change.
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Play video Geothermal: A New Revival?
Geothermal: A New Revival?
(2021) Clean, renewable geothermal is a reliable power source that can adapt to small & large scale installations. How have technological advancements helped kickstart a revival and reintroduced geothermal to the renewable energy mix?
Play video Cybersecurity: Protecting energy Infrastructure
Cybersecurity: Protecting energy Infrastructure
Increased digital connectivity between operational facilities and equipment leads to an imbalance of cybersecurity threats as well as threats to sensitive proprietary data. How are cybersecurity risks growing as the industry digitalizes?
Play video More Energy, Lower Emissions - Decarbonization at Scale
More Energy, Lower Emissions - Decarbonization at Scale
(May 13, 2020) Professor Arun Majumdar, Director of the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University, shares his views on meeting the dual challenge of global energy demand growth and reducing CO2 emissions.
Play video Digital Transformation: The Next Phase
Digital Transformation: The Next Phase
(July 9, 2020) Leading experts in energy and technology discuss the next wave of digital transformation across industry and explore the gains to be further realized in strategic collaborations, value chain efficiency, and business integration.
Play video Let’s Talk about the B-word: How blockchain is revolutionizing the energy industry
Let’s Talk about the B-word: How blockchain is revolutionizing the energy industry
(2021) Blockchain technology promises to have far-reaching economic and social implications. Through equal access, a global peer network, transparency, security, and collaboration--blockchain will transform the energy industry.
Play video Voices of Innovation: Susan Hockfield & the technology story of the 21st century
Voices of Innovation: Susan Hockfield & the technology story of the 21st century
(July 7, 2020) Susan Hockfield, President Emerita of MIT, explores how the convergence of biology and engineering will be the defining technology story of the 21st Century,