Skip to 0 minutes and 6 secondsWe are facing a climate emergency. global greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise whilst the window for action to limit the worst impacts of climate change is closing. Energy use accounts for two thirds of greenhouse gas emissions. We need to decarbonise our energy system, and we need to do it now. To avoid a climate breakdown, the scale and pace of decarbonisation needs to increase. To do this, we need to change the rules, regulations and institutions that govern our energy systems; it is this governance which enables or constrains system change.
Skip to 0 minutes and 41 secondsOver this four week course ‘Transforming Energy Systems – why governance matters’ you will learn from leading researchers about what energy systems look like, what challenges we face, what changes are in progress, what governance is and how changing it can accelerate the delivery of a renewable, secure, equitable energy system.