Energy Futures

Module 5 - Energy and Climate Intersections

Course Description:

Energy and Climate Intersections will introduce participants to the many interconnections between energy systems and climate. Students will explore related subjects including food security, energy security, climate policy and environmental justice. The module will contextualize these subject areas in terms of energy production, transmission and use. Participants will understand how energy plays a role in climate work and place renewable energy transition within the context of a changing global climate. The module will explore Indigenous climate leadership, both historically and today.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore Indigenous clean energy leadership, ventures and project pathways through examples from around the globe.
  • Understand how gender, land rights and environmental justice can influence energy development in a global context.  
  • Understand of global perspectives could, or do, influence Canadian energy development and transition.

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