Example Syllabi and Reading Lists
The resources below are principally aimed at early career scholars who are conducting teaching and research on core themes in the field of Energy Geographies.
They have been kindly contributed by volunteers from across the energy geographies research community and consist of a wide range of different forms of media, including recommended readings, lists of publicly available datasets and films, YouTube Channels, and Podcasts.
Given their number, it has not been possible to exhaustively review their content. As such, the Energy Geographies Research Group assumes no responsibility for their accuracy, or for the views and opinions expressed within them. Please contact us directly if you believe any to contain inappropriate content.
Where possible, we have tried to accurately attribute authorship and ownership. If, for any reason, details are wrong, please contact us and we will alter our records. Recommendations for further materials are also always welcomed.
Multiple Authors (2020) Syllabi and Reading Lists: Energy, Society and Sustainability MSc (Edingburgh Univeristy)
Huber, M. (2018) Syllabus and Reading List: The Geography of Oil (Syracuse University)
Forman, P. (2018) Syllabus and Reading List: Energy (In)Securities (University of Tübingen)
Huber, M. (2016) Syllabus and Reading List: Energy, History, Society (Syracuse University)
Sovacool, B. (2013) Reading List: Energy Security (University of Sussex)
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Baka, J. & Vaishnava, S. (2020) The Evolving Borderland of Energy Geographies Geography Compass 14(7)
Bridge, G. (2018) The Map is Not the Territory: A Sympathetic Critique of Energy Research’s Spatial Turn Energy Research and Social Science 36 pp.11-20.
Bridge, G., Barr, S., Bouzarovski, S., Bradshaw, M., Brown, E., Bulkeley, H. & Walker, G. (2018) Energy and Society: A Critical Perspective London: Routledge.
Bouzarovski, S., Pasqualetti, M.J., Castan Broto, V. (2017) The Routledge Research Companion to Energy Geographies London: Taylor and Francis
Solomon, B.D., & Calvert, K. E. (2017) Handbook on the Geographies of Energy London: Edward Elgar
Calvert, K. (2015) From ‘Energy Geography’ to Energy Geographies: Perspectives on a Fertile Academic Borderland Progress in Human Geography 40(1) pp.105-125
Pasqualetti, M.J. and Brown, M.A. (2014) Ancient discipline, modern concern: geographers in the field of energy and society. Energy Research & Social Science 1, pp 122-133.
Sovacool, B. (2013) The Routledge Handbook of Energy Security London: Routledge
Sovacool, B. (2013) Energy and Ethics: Justice and the Global Energy Challenge Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Bridge, G., Bouzarovski, S., Bradshaw, M., & Eyre, N. (2013) Geographies of Energy Transition: Space, Place and the Low-Carbon Economy Energy Policy 53 pp. 331-340.
Sawyer, S. & Gomez, E.T. (2012) The Politics of Resource Extraction: Indigenous Peoples, Multinational Corporations, and the State Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Mackay, D. (2009) Sustainable Energy: Without the Hot Air Cambridge: UIT [Open Access]
Featured Issues, Series and Collections
Teaching and Pedagogy
Petrova, P., Torres Garcia, M., & Bouzarovski, S. (2017) Using Action Research to Enhance Learning on End-use Energy Demand: Lessons from Reflective Practice Environmental Education Research 23:6, 812-831
Special Issue/Symposium (2016) Teaching Energy Geographies Journal of Geography in Higher Education
Open Authorship (2020) Covid-19: Considerations for Research Projects
Hueber, G., Fell, M. & Shipworth, D. (2019) Transparency, Reproducibility, and Quality in Research
Hueber, G., Fell, M. & Shipworth, D. (2019) Transparency, Reproducibility, and Quality in Research [Working Paper]
Special Issue (2018) Special Issue on the Problems of Methods in Climate and Energy Research
Energy Research and Social Science [See below for details]
Problems of Knowledge Production
Researching Norms and Knowledges
Zaunbrecher, B., Daniels, B., Ross-Nickroll, M. & Ziefle, M. (2018) The social and ecological footprint of renewable power generation plants. Balancing social requirements and ecological impacts in an integrated approach
Grappling with Inter-Disciplinarity and Multiple Methods
Thomas, S., Richter, M., Lestari, W., Prabawaningtyas, S., Anggoro, Y. & Kuntoadji, I. (2018) Transdisciplinary research methods in community energy development and governance in Indonesia: Insights for sustainability science
Exploring Energy Culture and Behaviour
Comparative and Multi-Level Studies
Ryder, S. (2018) Developing an intersectionally-informed, multi-sited, critical policy ethnography to examine power and procedural justice in multiscalar energy and climate change decision making processes
Sarrica, M., Richter, M., Thomas, S., Graham, I & Mazzara, B.M. (2018) Social approaches to energy transition cases in rural Italy, Indonesia and Australia: Iterative methodologies and participatory epistemologies
Jensen, C. Goggins, G., Fahy, F., Grealis, E., Vadovics, E., Genus, A. & Rau, H. (2018) Towards a practice-theoretical classification of sustainable energy consumption initiatives: Insights from social scientific energy research in 30 European countries
Temporality and Longitudinal Studies
Smith, H., Smythe, T., Moore, A., Bidwell, D. & McCann, J. (2018) The social dynamics of turbine tourism and recreation: Introducing a mixed-method approach to the study of the first U.S. offshore wind farm
Participatory and Action Research
Sovacool, B. Ryan, S.E., Stern, P.C., Janda, K., Rochlin, G., Spreng, D., Pasqualetti, M.J., Wilhite, H. & Lutzenhiser, L. (2015) Integrating Social Science in Energy Research Energy Research and Social Science 6 pp. 95-99
Catapult Energy has kindly shared a spreadsheet containing all known publicly available datasets relevant for UK energy research.
Provides extensive historical data and analysis of global energy consumption, production and CO2 emissions, broken-down by different energy sources
Analysis of past and projected trends in global energy demand and supply
Provides comprehensive energy information for the UK, including energy production and use over the last 5 years, with key series taken back to 1970, and separate sections on coal, petroleum, gas, electricity, renewables and combined heat and power. Presented using tables, charts and commentary
Extensive analysis of global energy demand and supply trends, challenges and technological options, and future scenarios
Analysis of projected trends in global energy demand and supply
Dataset providing information on when, where and for how long UK individuals participate in a range of activities, including those which involve the consumption of energy
Datasets providing information on when, where and for how long individuals from different countries participate in a range of activities, including those which involve the consumption of energy
Current in development – a research portal for high-quality, high-resolution energy data that will provide a reliable evidence base for intervention, observational and longitudinal studies across the socio-technical spectrum.
A national dataset of energy use and energy efficiency in domestic and non-domestic buildings in England and Wales
A calculator web application that uses the latest available data to explore decarbonisation pathways beyond 2050
A GIS that draws upon multiple datasets to map key areas of opportunity for focussing London’s flexibility efforts. Includes a postcode search tool which enables you to explore the flexibility potential for your sites.
Provides current electricity dashboard data, including current and historical data tracking UK carbon emissions and coal use in electricity generation, as well as GIS maps of UK renewable generation sites, and GIS maps of waste heat in the UK.
News Sites and Blogs
Interdisciplinary research project exploring the changes in demand needed to bring about the transition to a secure and affordable low carbon energy system in the UK.
Website provides papers, reports and blog-post reflections.
Project on end use energy demand, which recognised that energy is not used for its own sake but as part of accomplishing social practices at home, at work and in moving around.
Website provides a wide range of resources, including videos, podcasts, working papers and thought pieces.
A major UK research project that sought to establish the optimum mix of technical, social and commercial interventions needed to support the UK's transition to a low carbon economy.
Website provides a range of resources including data files, videos and working papers.
Project focused on better understanding the constitution of peaks in electricity demand and the extents and ways in which they can be manipulated.
Website provides papers and blog posts.
Ethnographic research project exploring how energy and media consumption fit into everyday practices and habits in home life.
Website provides papers, reflections, videos and vignettes from the project’s research.
Project exploring opportunities to facilitate behavioural change by providing attractive personalized combined knowledge services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle, by ICT-based solutions.
Website provides reports, papers, videos and blog posts.
Project that tries to better understand the social acceptance of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and applications at European level
Provides presentations, publications and reports
A large EU project focused on energy and transport. Aims to develop: social services that motivate people to travel more sustainably in urban areas; intelligent distribution of incentives (rewards) to balance system and personal goals; algorithms for calculating personal mobility patterns using information from mobile and infrastructure sensors; evaluation methodologies and impact analysis based on living lab evaluations.
Website provides fact sheets, reports, academic papers, blog posts
Aims to deliver a world-class research portal that will support a multi-disciplinary research programme. The portal will transform UK energy research through the long-term provision of high-quality, high-resolution energy data that will provide a reliable evidence base for intervention, observational and longitudinal studies across the socio-technical spectrum.
Website provides links to data, publications, reports, and blog posts.
Cross-sector project focused on generating innovation and opening new markets to capture the clean growth opportunity.
Website provides reports, policy briefs, comment pieces and guides.
This list of UK energy research centres is currently incomplete. If you would like for your institution to be represented here, please get in touch.
Board Games and Exercises
Watts the Deal? [Open Source]
Board game developed by the UCL Energy Institute to explore the practicality of peer-to-peer energy trading. Very flexible design, thought provoking, and open access!
ElectroTrumps [Open Source]
A board game to provoke discussion around what connects foundational experiments in the history of electricity – like those carried out by Faraday, Edison, Swan and Tesla - to contemporary experiments with smart, digital systems or low-tech renewable mini-grids.
Powergrid (Retail Product)
Bid, network, and manage resources in a race to supply the most cities with power! Takes a while to set up, but good for a rough introduction to managing energy networks. Review here.
Game of Energy (Retail Product)
Compete with other players to win the energy contract! We have yet to play this yet, but it has reviewed well! Synopsis and review can be found here.
Energy City (Retail Product)
A game about lighting cities and saving energy. Review here.
Manhattan Project: Energy Empire (Retail Product)
A worker placement board game. In Manhattan Project: Energy Empire, players take on the role of a nation in the latter part of the 20th century. Players build up their nation's industry, commerce and government by acquiring resources, building structures and developing energy sources. With the ever-increasing price of oil other sources of energy is essential; solar, geothermal and nuclear. Global impacts and situations are the major threat in Energy Empire. Review here.
Energie-Spar-Speil (Retail Product)
Energie-Spar-Spiel, or ‘The Energy Saving Game’ is a simple roll-and-move game made in Germany. Includes English instructions. Review here.
Alaska Pipeline: The Energy Crisis Game (Vintage Retail Product)
This game involves an old lady and her attempt to prevent the pipeline from being built. During her campaign, the public goes through an energy crisis and the oil companies leave Alaska. Another character in the game is called the professor, and it’s his job to answer objections to the pipeline. The objective of this game is to refute the attacks on the pipeline then get the permit to build it. Review here.
Energy Quest (Vintage Retail Product)
In Energy Quest, each player is the president of an energy corporation, developing energy sources to sell the output. Two basic types of property are on the board: raw materials (coal, oil, etc.) and power sites, where energy can be produced (electric stations and the like). World Oil Price will rise steadily if unpredictably as the game progresses, making some propositions profitable in the later stages. Review here.
Energy Crisis Game (Vintage Retail Product)
The Energy Crisis Game is an instructive introduction to the complexities of energy management. Get involved in the challenge of planning a nation's energy reserves. Review here.
Still the Enemy Within
An award-winning documentary covering the 1984-85 British Miners' Strike. Told through the voices of miners, the film employs edited archive footage and interviews with the miners themselves. An excellent film for introducing students to energy politics, particularly concerning labour. Works well in combination with Timothy Mitchell’s work on ‘Carbon Democracies’.
Gasland (Part I and Part II)
An excellent documentary exploring the expansion of the shale gas industry in the United States and the social and environmental implications of fracking. Challenges discourse of ‘clean, green gas’. Includes interviews with people affected by fracking, and with company representatives and politicians.
Only about a fifth of Guinea’s people have access to electricity. With few families able to afford generators, children have discovered the international airport, petrol stations and traffic roundabouts as unlikely places to revise. They are amongst the only places where they will always find light. A literal and metaphorical journey towards enlightenment, BLACK OUT shows the obstacles these children must overcome to achieve their dreams in one of the world’s poorest countries.
Forget Shorter Showers
A short award-winning documentary about the problem of individualist energy ‘solutions’ (such as shorter showers) for facing global, structural problems. Discusses the politics involved in the mobilisation of individualist energy discourses.
To the Ends of the Earth
"To the Ends of the Earth" follows concerned citizens living at the frontiers of extreme oil and gas extraction, bearing witness to a global crossroads. They call for human ingenuity to rebuild society at the end of the fossil fuel era.
No Impact Man
An environmentalist who could no longer avoid pointing the finger at himself, vowed to make as little environmental impact as possible for one year. This sustainability documentary follows his quest.
The Future of Energy: Lateral Power to the People
The Future of Energy journeys across America to shine a light on the communities and individuals who are at the forefront of the clean energy revolution, taking practical steps to transition from fossil fuels to renewable power. The film illustrates that renewable power on a large scale is not just a dream, but a viable option already being implemented by many communities, cities and businesses.
Powerful: Energy for Everyone
Challenging where our energy comes from can seem a little eccentric... After all, not everyone has solar panels above the doorstep. David does, and they generate more than enough energy to go around. So why can't he share it? Summary: IMDB
The Age of Consequences
Through unflinching case-study analysis, distinguished admirals, generals and military veterans take us beyond the headlines of the conflict in Syria, the social unrest of the Arab Spring, the rise of radicalized groups like ISIS, and the European refugee crisis – laying bare how climate change stressors interact with societal tensions, sparking conflict.
An Inconvenient Truth
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment Summary: IMDB
The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream
An exploration of the supposed ‘peak oil’ crisis and what it means for everyday life in America.
Energy at the Movies
From the gushing geysers of Giant, to the plutonium-powered time machine of Back to the Future, Hollywood has entertained us with unforgettable, often iconic images of energy. Whether intentional or not, films frequently serve as a snapshot of society, capturing sentiments of each time period. Many films have themes that memorialize collective optimism, fears, and observations about energy. Using film clips as a historical road map, Energy at the Movies is an entertaining lecture that enlightens audiences about the ways films influence how we think about energy, and in turn, how we influence energy policy. Website.
Planet of the Humans
Released on the eve of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and in the midst of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Planet of the Humans takes a harsh look at how the environmental movement has lost the battle through well-meaning but disastrous choices, including the belief that solar panels and windmills would save us, and by giving in to the corporate interests of Wall Street. Website.
What will it really take, to transition from oil and coal, to the energies of tomorrow? SWITCH goes where no film has gone before, deep into the world's most restricted energy sites, to depoliticize competing power sources, make the technical accessible, and discover the truth of our energy future. Summary: IMDB
Most people today believe we are "addicted" to oil. But are we? Is oil destroying our lives the way other addictions do? Newsman turned filmmaker Mark Mathis explores our relationship to oil and what he reveals is a stunning pattern of misinformation, disinformation and even outright deception about this resource that literally runs our lives. Mathis also investigates what is likely to be the greatest challenge ever faced by humanity-trying to run the modern world on less oil. Three years in the making, spOILed blows the lid off our delusions about oil. Fasten your seat belts. It's going to be a bumpy ride. Summary: IMDB
Burning the Future: Coal in America
Burning the Future: Coal in America dramatically documents the devastating environmental, health and social impact our addiction to coal has on West Virginia, where mountaintop removal mining has obliterated 1.4 million acres of mountains and polluted the groundwater. The film profiles the courageous West Virginians who challenged the powerful coal industry and launched a valiant fight to arouse the nation's help in protecting their mountains, saving their families, and preserving their way of life.
Promised Land is a 2012 American drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Matt Damon, John Krasinski, Frances McDormand, Rosemarie DeWitt and Hal Holbrook. The screenplay is written by Damon and Krasinski based on a story by Dave Eggers. Promised Land follows two petroleum landmen who visit a rural town to buy drilling rights from the local residents.
Deepwater Horizon is a 2016 American disaster film based on the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Peter Berg directed it from a screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan and Matthew Sand. It stars Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, Gina Rodriguez, Dylan O'Brien, and Kate Hudson. It is adapted from the December 25, 2010 The New York Times article Deepwater Horizon's Final Hours, written by David Barstow, David Rohde, and Stephanie Saul.
There Will Be Blood
There Will Be Blood is a 2007 American epic period drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, loosely based on the 1927 novel Oil! by Upton Sinclair. It stars Daniel Day-Lewis as a silver miner-turned-oilman on a ruthless quest for wealth during Southern California's oil boom of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Paul Dano, Kevin J. O'Connor, Ciarán Hinds, and Dillon Freasier also feature in the film.
The Day After Tomorrow
The Day After Tomorrow is a 2004 American science fiction disaster film co-written, directed, and produced by Roland Emmerich and starring Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ian Holm, Emmy Rossum, and Sela Ward. It is based on the book The Coming Global Superstorm by Art Bell and Whitley Strieber. The film depicts catastrophic climatic effects following the disruption of the North Atlantic Ocean circulation in a series of extreme weather events that usher in global cooling and lead to a new ice age.
The World is Not Enough
A Pierce Brosnan era James Bond film. The film's plot revolves around the assassination of billionaire Sir Robert King and Bond's subsequent assignment to protect King's daughter Elektra, who had previously been held for ransom by Renard. During his assignment, Bond unravels a scheme to increase petroleum prices by triggering a nuclear meltdown in the waters of Istanbul. Notable for the scene in which Pierce Brosnan travels within a newly laid oil pipe on a pipeline inspection device.
Synopsis: Wikipedia (Partial)
A TV drama that imagines what might happen if all electricity-based systems mysteriously malfunctioned.
A Norwegian political thriller series that depicts a fictional near future in which Russia, with support from the European Union, occupies Norway to restore its oil and gas production in response to a Europe-wide energy crisis. Due to catastrophic environmental events, Norway's Prime Minister has stopped the country's oil and gas production.
Chernobyl is a 2019 historical drama television miniseries produced by HBO and Sky UK. Created and written by Craig Mazin and directed by Johan Renck, the series revolves around the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of April 1986 and the clean-up efforts that followed.
Islands of the Future
The Netflix series, "Islands of the Future" documents five islands off the coast of Europe who are reimagining the future of energy.
Online Academic Video Series
Channel that hosts all of the video outputs from the Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions.
The Clean Energy Council is the peak body representing Australia's clean energy sector. It is an industry association made up of more than 600 member companies operating in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency.
This channel features training webinars on clean energy policy topics for policymakers and success stories that highlight how energy policy can be used to create successful outcomes in your communities.
Channel that hosts the video outputs from the DEMAND research centre.
Energy Cities channel for broadcasting interviews and videos of interest in the field of energy transition for European local authorities.
Energy Live News produces a variety of news stories and comment pieces on the energy industry.
Energy-SHIFTS is a €1m investment through the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme aiming to bring much-needed expertise from the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) into European energy policy-making. What would a just and sustainable energy system look like? What kinds of social, economic and technical change do we need to get us there? And how can, and should, evidence from the Social Sciences and Humanities guide and inform these transitions?
Energy Futures Lab is a focal point for multi-disciplinary research across Imperial College London, coordinating research support, a distinguished education programme and an extensive network of energy researchers. Developing a sustainable energy supply is a challenge that will define our generation. Energy Futures Lab is addressing this issue through the support and funding of energy research across Imperial College London. Through interdisciplinary research, a distinguished education programme and our extensive network of postgraduate researchers we are promoting advances in our understanding and expertise in energy technology.
Fully Charged is the world's number 1 clean energy & electric vehicle channel. Founded and hosted by Robert Llewellyn (Red Dwarf, Scrapheap Challenge, Carpool). It's not only about electric cars, bikes, boats and planes but how we generate and even own the electricity to power these machines. From looking behind the myths of renewable energy, to seeking the truth about conventional generation Robert Llewellyn demonstrates what the future could have in store for us all.
Channel dedicated to publicising the negative aspects of drilling for gas.
GWNET aims to advance the global energy transition by empowering women in energy through interdisciplinary networking, advocacy, training, coaching and mentoring. GWNET seeks to address the current gender imbalances in the energy sector and to promote gender-sensitive action around the energy transition in all parts of the world.
YouTube channel of the Global Energy Institute
Green Energy Futures tells inspiring stories of people involved with the green energy revolution in Canada
This channel is published by the International District Energy Association, a nonprofit trade association founded in 1909 to facilitate the exchange of information among district energy professionals. Today, IDEA has over 1,700 members and is governed by a 20-member, all-volunteer Board of Directors.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future, and serves as the principal platform for international cooperation, a centre of excellence, and a repository of policy, technology, resource and financial knowledge on renewable energy. IRENA promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy, including bioenergy, geothermal, hydropower, ocean, solar and wind energy in the pursuit of sustainable development, energy access, energy security and low-carbon economic growth and prosperity.
Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy draws on experts and resources across campus in the pursuit of sustainable, secure and affordable energy for all. Founded in 2009, the institute funds energy research at Stanford from science and technology to policy and economics. We also help educate the next generation of leaders in energy, and nurture a vibrant energy ecosystem here and abroad.
Student Energy is a global charity empowering the next generation of leaders who are accelerating the transition to a sustainable, equitable energy future. We work with a network of 50,000 young people from over 120 countries to build the knowledge, skills, and networks they need to take action on energy. Student Energy collaborates with governments, companies, and organizations to facilitate meaningful youth engagement and mobilize resources to support youth-led energy solutions.
The demand for economically and environmentally sound energy solutions is urgent and global. At the Energy Institute, we build on the University of Michigan's strong energy research heritage at the heart of the nation's automotive and manufacturing industries to develop and integrate science, technology and policy solutions to pressing energy challenges. Learn more at energy.umich.edu.
The YouTube channel for TheVerge.com, a team of journalists that examines how technology will change life in the future. Offers a range of forward-looking critical accounts of energy issues and emerging technologies.
YouTube channel of the U.S. Department for Energy
Tim Harford tells the fascinating stories of inventions, ideas and innovations which have helped create the economic world. Includes episodes on energy technologies.
The America Adapts podcast explores the challenges presented by adapting to climate change, the global movement that has begun to drive change, and the approaches that are already working.
American Innovations uses immersive scenes to tell the stories of the scientists, engineers, and ordinary people behind the greatest discoveries of the past century. Includes episodes on energy technologies.
Fictional thriller series imagining the aftermath of a total electricity blackout across North America.
In a rugged corner of West Texas, billionaire wildcatters and roughnecks are fuelling an oil boom so big it’s reshaping our climate, our economy, and our geopolitics. This modern-day gold rush has sent both big oil companies and scrappy start-ups scrambling to secure a piece of the action. Texas Monthly’s Christian Wallace follows characters along every rung of the oil field ladder, from the executive cutting billion-dollar deals to the itinerant pipeline worker risking life and limb, and from the traveling exotic dancer following the trail of money to those who worry that our planet is on a path to destruction. Meet the people cashing in and those just trying to get by as the world around them is turned upside down.
Join CCL's Global Strategy Director Joe Robertson for a training explores the multiple converging crises facing our world with the lens of the important work our Citizens’ Climate International team is leading and calls on us to reinvent what is possible, through understanding and collaboration.
From Sidewalk Labs, each episode of City of the Future explores one idea or innovation that will transform cities.
A podcast for people that can’t wait to switch to renewable energy. For some reason I started this podcast with a challenge to myself. I wasn’t even sure if I could find the time to keep a podcast going so I went ahead and made it even scarier by pledging to raise money for a solar installation on a low income house. I’m not there yet but I have met a lot of interesting people along the way.
The 2020 presidential election will matter in terms of our collective ability to deal with a climate catastrophe. Americans are suffering from the effects of a changing climate. The nation needs a president who makes the climate crisis a top priority. Expect us to tackle the most compelling and important climate stories from this pivotal year.
MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner discussed the latest research on our changing climate.
Yale Climate Connections is a nonpartisan, multimedia service providing daily broadcast radio programming and original web-based reporting, commentary, and analysis on the issue of climate change, one of the greatest challenges and stories confronting modern society.
Climate Conversations is the weekly climate change podcast from MIT Climate, an online community connecting questions to answers, research to solutions, and knowledge to action.
Climate History features interviews and discussions about the history of climate change. Conversations consider what the past can tell us about our present and future. It is hosted by Dr. Dagomar Degroot, associate professor of environmental history at Georgetown University, and Emma Moesswilde, a PhD student in environmental and climate history at Georgetown.
Greg Dalton is changing the conversation on energy, economy and the environment by offering candid discussion from climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, he provides an essential resource to change-makers ready to address climate change and make a difference.
Climate Rising is about the impact of climate change on business. It brings business and policy leaders and Harvard Business School faculty together to share insights about what businesses are doing, can do, and should do to confront climate change. It explores the many challenges and opportunities that climate change raises for managers, such as decisions about where they choose to locate, the technologies they develop and use, their strategies with respect to products, marketing, customer engagement, and policy—in other words, the full spectrum of business concerns.
Columbia Energy Exchange features in-depth conversations with the world’s top energy and climate leaders from government, business, academia and civil society. The program explores today’s most pressing opportunities and challenges across energy sources, financial markets, geopolitics and climate change as well as their implications for both the U.S. and the world.
Cultures of Energy brings writers, artists and scholars together to talk, think and feel their way into the Anthropocene. We cover serious issues like climate change, species extinction and energy transition. But we also try to confront seemingly huge and insurmountable problems with insight, creativity and laughter. We believe in the possibility of personal and cultural change. And we believe that the arts and humanities can help guide us toward a more sustainable future
As the world responds to climate change, we explore whether sustainable energy can satisfy our need for endless economic growth, without radical changes in the way we live. This album examines power sources which provide cleaner alternatives to fossil fuels, such as wind power, biomass, hydro power, wave and tidal power, solar and geothermal power. The nine video tracks introduce the different approaches adopted in Britain and across Europe, the challenges faced and the projects of the future. This material forms part of S278, Earth's physical resources: origin, use and environmental impact.
Energy 360° examines the energy landscape from the intersection of policy, markets, technologies, and geopolitics. With commentary from leading energy and CSIS experts, we provide context and perspective on the most critical issues shaping energy today. Hosted by the CSIS Energy Security and Climate Change Program.
Led by the Energy Security and Climate Change Program, CSIS explores policies and regulations, commercial frameworks, and technological solutions that determine our energy future while balancing economic, environmental, and security priorities. In collaboration with leaders in industry, government, academia, and nonprofits, the Energy Security and Climate Change Program leads projects, events, and publications to help decision makers understand these challenging dynamics.
Join RenewEconomy founder and editor Giles Parkinson and columnist and energy markets expert David Leitch as they discuss the week's main events - politics, solar and storage.
Energy Policy Now offers clear talk on the policy issues that define our relationship to energy and its impact on society and the environment. The series is produced by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and hosted by energy journalist Andy Stone. Join Andy in conversation with leaders from industry, government, and academia as they shed light on today's pressing energy policy debates.
Filled with interesting stories, almost breaking news, a pinch of wit and a dash of banter. Some YouTube behind the scenes chat, and a few guests who actually know what is going on in the world of EVs, renewable energy and sustainability.
The energy world is in the midst of its greatest upheaval in a generation, redefining long-held geopolitical relationships with profound impacts on the global economy and environment. How do we balance the priorities of economic growth, energy security, and environmental sustainability? The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University is a leading resource for research and discussion that gets beyond the polarization that threatens to overwhelm the energy debate. In each episode of this podcast series, we bring you a conversation among top energy experts drawn from industry, government, academia and civil society about our energy future.
The CKUA Radio podcast of the GreenEnergyFutures.ca series. The multi-media series is hosted by David Dodge and tells the stories of Canadians involved in the green energy revolution.
It’s the end of the world as we know it. And we don’t feel fine: we’re hot, we’re bothered, and we’re making a podcast. Hot & Bothered, hosted by Dissent, will be the first podcast to tackle climate politics from above and below, standing as firmly with the 99 percent as we do against fossil fuels.
The How 2 Build Green Podcast is a sustainable lifestyle podcast. Focusing on how we live in not only our homes and buildings but how we interact with the planet. We are accelerating change in the way we live and the way we consume the Earth's resources. This is also designed to give you specific how to information that you can integrate in your own life. Some might be thinking about building their own home, becoming a sustainable building contractor, or just living a more organic and free life. You’re in the right place if this sounds meaningful to you!
Inside Renewable Energy is a podcast by Renewable Energy World, a trusted source for Renewable Energy News and Information on the Internet. Currently inactive, but an archive of previous episodes exists on the link below.
A podcast for those seeking to better understand climate change and how to help.
Welcome to Oil 101 - The Podcast. This podcast series is geared towards people looking to learn more about the fundamentals of the oil and gas industry.
Podcast from the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, consisting of interviews with academics and practitioners.
The Re-Energise Podcast from the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is the place to discover more about emerging technology innovation in offshore renewables and the way that we will harness low carbon energy sources to meet our future energy needs.
Our weekly podcast, featuring interviews with leading experts about climate change, electricity, ecosystems, and more.
Our podcasts focus on the people and organizations that are coming together to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and reverse climate change. We also talk about blockchains.
Supercharged is an investigative series exploring power, conflict, and the people who are driving change. Season one examines the electric vehicle market and how Tesla is forcing the entire automotive industry to adapt and rapidly embrace an electric future.
The future of energy, transport, sustainability and more from Bloomberg analysts.
Featuring over 250 interviews and counting, Titans of Nuclear is an audio encyclopaedia of interviews with the greatest minds in Nuclear Energy.
With the help of people of climate action around the globe, Anne-Sophie Garrigou, Editor-in-Chief of The Beam Magazine, and Anna Siwecka discuss how to include and inspire a greater number of people to participate in fighting climate change.
The Climate Minute examines current news on global warming, climate change, renewable energy and the prospects for progress on international negotiations, carbon taxes and clean energy policy.
The ClimateReady Podcast features interviews and segments on emerging trends in the intersection of climate change and water. International experts in policy, engineering, finance, and other sectors will provide cutting-edge perspectives on climate adaptation advances, challenges, and stories. This podcast is a product of the Alliance for Global Water
A weekly digest on energy, cleantech and the environment.
The Energy Mix Podcast is dedicated to energy news, covering a range of technologies, from electricity and heat, to transport and storage. It is hosted by Andrew Crossland and Barnaby Smeaton, two passionate energy specialists from Australia and Britain who were excited to provide insight from the new coal face of this changing and fascinating industry. You can read more about us on the meet the hosts page here. Global in outlook, with a UK focus, The Energy Mix is your source of lively and informative debate on all things energy-related. Each episode is structured to provide a focus on a hot topic of the day such as the Paris Accord or new nuclear plants. Andrew and Barney will be joined by guest speakers with crowd sourced content and frank discussion.
Straight talk about the world’s transition from fossil fuels to renewables with energy expert Chris Nelder
The Interchange is a weekly podcast on the global energy transformation, hosted by Stephen Lacey and Shayle Kann. Each week, the duo provide deep insights into technology, markets, projects, company financials, mergers and acquisitions, policy changes, and market data.
Fictional thriller series. When an oil executive goes missing aboard the deep-sea Atlas Station, the company sends agent Synøve Pan down for answers — and she’s just the woman to get them. Welcome to the Second Oil Age: a sci-fi podcast that transports listeners to a post–energy-crisis world in which humanity’s thirst for oil is satisfied through a bargain with a mysterious deep-sea species. Binge the entire season now!
Journey into the past and you’ll discover the secret history of the future. From the world’s first cyberattack in 1834, to 19th-century virtual reality, the Economist’s Tom Standage and Slate’s Seth Stevenson examine the historical precedents that can transform our understanding of modern technology, predicting how it might evolve and highlighting pitfalls to avoid. Discovering how people reacted to past innovations can also teach us about ourselves. Season 2, Episode 1 (“Second Wind”) is a particular highlight.
The Sustainability Agenda is a weekly podcast exploring today’s biggest sustainability questions. Leading sustainability thinkers offer their views on the biggest sustainability challenges, share the latest thinking, identify what’s working –and what needs to change — and think about the future of sustainability.
Think 100% PODCASTS launched in March 2018 with The Coolest Show. It quickly became one of the only places where audiences could hear in depth from the most prominent, storied, and unsung heroes of the environmental and climate justice movement. Achieving a balance of truth telling, humor, and joy, the show spurred the expansion of Think 100% to be a multimedia production and activism platform.
An unprecedented legal battle for our planet's future is about to take place. This November, one of the largest people-powered movements in modern history will assemble to fight climate change in a new and powerful way: by bringing it into the courtroom. Standing in the dock will be the Norwegian government, which recently sanctioned new areas for oil exploration in the Arctic. Unburnable will tell the story of this momentous legal challenge, and the global fight to protect our most fundamental human rights.
Energy Research and Social Science
The Geographical Journal
Journal of Energy History
Journal of Energy History
Energy Research and Social Science
Journal of Energy History
Society for Cultural Anthropology
Energy Research and Social Science
Energy Research and Social Science
Energy Research and Social Science
Moravian Geographical Reports
Theory, Culture & Society
The Geographical Journal