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Moving from Old to New: Energy Transmissions

Synopsis
Chaitanya Kumar from Sussex University talks to Roger Fouquet from the Grantham Institute at the London School of Economics about how the transitions from one form of energy use to another have occurred, from candles to kerosene and kerosene to electricity. They discuss what the conditions that led to these changes can teach us about the transition from high carbon intensity fossil fuels to renewable energy in the 21st century. [32 minutes]
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2016
Subjects
Energy
Keywords
electricity; energy sources; renewable energy sources; sustainability

Online availability

URI
http://www.theshiftpodcast.org/podcast/2016/2/1/what-lessons-do-historical-energy-transitions-have-for-us-today
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Credits

Contributor
Chaitanya Kumar; Roger Fouquet

Distributor

Name

The Shift Podcast

Web
http://www.theshiftpodcast.org/ External site opens in new window
Notes
The Shift is a podcast produced in the University of Sussex, Brighton. It is an attempt to bring the latest research in the field of energy, climate change and sustainability.

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