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Floating wind farms

Floating wind farms

25:42 | With two thirds of our planet covered by sea, maybe it’s time to look to the horizon for our future energy needs. Are floating wind farms the answer?

Germany’s struggle with wind power

Germany’s struggle with wind power

28:25 | Germany needs wind power if it is going to meet its climate goals, and successfully transition from nuclear and coal power to renewable energy. But the construction of wind turbines has been stalling.

The new urgency of climate change

The new urgency of climate change

10:45 | The coronavirus brought much of the world to a standstill, dropping carbon emissions by five percent. Al Gore says keeping those rates down is now up to us.

5 Inventions Showing Us the Future of Solar Energy

5 Inventions Showing Us the Future of Solar Energy

10:15 | When you imagine the energy of the future, solar power is probably in the picture – but in recent years, less than 2% of the world’s electricity has come from solar power. Here are 5 new inventions that are likely to change that.

The Narwhal Curve

The Narwhal Curve

3:32 | How quickly do we need to ramp up renewables? Professor Leah Stokes breaks down how the U.S. can meet ambitious clean-energy goals in the fastest way possible — with the help of the humble narwhal.

How Europe is wrecking US carbon reductions

How Europe is wrecking US carbon reductions

15:13 | Team Trees’ target is to get 20 million new saplings in the ground by January 1st 2020. And it’s just as well, because the European Union (including the United Kingdom!) is busy destroying millions of trees across the south-eastern United States.

From rainforest to charcoal

From rainforest to charcoal

42:25 | Huge areas of tropical rainforest are being destroyed to make charcoal for barbecues. The global deforestation is leading to growing problems. Nigeria and the DRC Congo – two of Europe’s main charcoal suppliers – are also affected.

Graphene and Climate Change. Really?

Graphene and Climate Change. Really?

13:31 | Graphene. The miracle material. Much has been expected but not much delivered. Now, though, Graphene is showing some clear advantages and benefits to climate mitigation technology.

Burned

Burned

29:23 | Burned tells the little-known story of the accelerating destruction of our forests for fuel, and probes the policy loopholes, huge subsidies, and blatant green washing of the burgeoning biomass electric power industry.

Could Everyone Have Solar Power?

Could Everyone Have Solar Power?

4:56 | By the end of 2016, the US was home to over 1 million household and commercial solar energy operations, with 4 times as many solar panels installed that year compared to just four years earlier.

Solar Power and Battery Storage

Solar Power and Battery Storage

12:55 | Roof top solar power installations are becoming a truly viable option for domestic households as prices tumble. Here’s a step by step guide to how to get started and a bit of detail about the system I chose for my own home.

Transition to sustainable energy

Transition to sustainable energy

47:43 | In view of the explosive growth in China and India, the pessimists give us only 25 years to operate an energy transition to sustainable energy. But is an energy transition easy to set in motion?

There Is More Than Enough Renewable Energy

There Is More Than Enough Renewable Energy

34:07 | In this presentation Dr. Prentiss explains the vital need to switch to renewable energy and she describes here – and in her book Energy Revolution – just how that change can be implemented.

A Smarter Path

A Smarter Path

2:56 | Determined to solve the climate crisis, Scott and Julie Brusaw founded Solar Roadways after learning the U.S. had over 72,000 square kilometers of asphalt and concrete surfaces exposed to the sun.

Why there are twice as many solar jobs as coal jobs

Why there are twice as many solar jobs as coal jobs

4:48 | The past decade has seen a revolution in residential solar systems. Cheap panels and creative financing options have led to a massive increase in solar installations – and that increase is driving an employment boom.

A small country with big ideas to get rid of fossil fuels

A small country with big ideas to get rid of fossil fuels

15:52 | Using her native Costa Rica as an example of positive action on environmental protection and renewables, climate advocate Monica Araya outlines a bold vision for a world committed to clean energy in all sectors.

The Push for Renewable Energy

The Push for Renewable Energy

44:04 | Philip Warburg is the author of two respected books on renewable energy, Harvest the Wind: America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability and Harness the Sun: America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future.

Lokal energi – omstilling med engagement

Lokal energi – omstilling med engagement

12:44 | Filmen sætter fokus på, hvordan man kan opnå lokalt ejerskab til og engagement i sin fremtidige energiforsyning med vedvarende energi, hvordan man organiserer sig samt hvilke barrierer for det lokale engagement, man møder.

Breakthrough in renewable energy

Breakthrough in renewable energy

46:10 | In countries like Brazil, Australia, Chile and parts of the United States people consider renewable energy because of financial reasons. A surprising newcomer on the market is Morocco.

The case for optimism on climate change

The case for optimism on climate change

25:20 | Why is Al Gore optimistic about climate change? In this spirited talk, Gore asks three powerful questions about the man-made forces threatening to destroy our planet — and the solutions we’re designing to combat them.