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 Taking practical action on carbon emissions: A conversation with Pratima Rangarajan, CEO of OGCI Climate Investments
Taking practical action on carbon emissions: A conversation with Pratima Rangarajan, CEO of OGCI Climate Investments
(June 16, 2020) Dr. Pratima Rangarajan, Chief Executive of OGCI Climate Investments, discusses carbon pricing and COVID-19 recovery plans, and announces a new investment program for long-lasting impacts on climate change.
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,
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 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 EV Charging Infrastructure: Navigating COVID-19 & planning for post-crisis demand
EV Charging Infrastructure: Navigating COVID-19 & planning for post-crisis demand
(October 6, 2020) By 2030 nearly 25% of light passenger vehicles produced will be plug-in capable. What is needed for cheap, fast & ubiquitous charging? Industry executives discuss the future of charging & prospects for an electric transport economy.