Global Energy: Future without fossil fuels
Episode 17 by Scott Unger (Click here to directly access the MP3)
Global climate change brought on by the consumption of an ever dwindling supply of fossil fuels is having tremendous and far reaching negative impacts on the environment we humans depend on. A solution to the on-coming global energy crisis is desperately needed, and this is what the Waterloo Global Science Initiative Equinox Summit proposed - a blueprint on how we as a society can constructively move to eliminate carbon based fuels from our energy grids over the next fifty years, and ensure that all the people of earth have access to abundant and affordable electricity.
Read the Equinox Blueprint: Energy 2030
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Scott Unger is the producer / director of Experimental. He’s also a career science communicator with a background in Microbiology, and spent seven years working in a series of laboratories before moving into science writing. He is an alumni of the Banff Science Communications Program. Learn more about Scott from his LinkedIn résumé.