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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Our Energy Future by University of California San Diego

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About the Course

This course is designed to introduce students to the issues of energy in the 21st century – including food and fuels – which are inseparably linked – and will discuss energy production and utilization from the biology, engineering, economics, climate science, and social science perspectives. This course will cover the current production and utilization of energy, as well as the consequences of this use, examining finite fossil energy reserves, how food and energy are linked, impacts on the environment and climate, and the social and economic impacts of our present energy and food production and use. After the introductory lectures, we will examine the emerging field of sustainable energy, fuel and food production, emphasizing the importance of developing energy efficient and sustainable methods of production, and how these new technologies can contribute to replacing the diminishing supplies of fossil fuels, and reduce the consequences of carbon dioxide release into the environment. This course will also cover the importance of creating a sustainable energy future for all societies including those of the developing world. Lectures will be prepared and delivered by leading UC San Diego and Scripps Institution of Oceanography faculty and industry professionals across these areas of expertise....

Top reviews

Sep 28, 2016

Very informative course even for someone with a prior knowledge in a particular segment in renewable energy. Covers diverse energy resources along with economic, and environmental considerations.

Oct 30, 2016

Great learning experience! Easy way to get an idea of the work that is being done to better our lives in the future in terms of energy. Very interesting lectures and would highly recommend it.

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Jun 9, 2016

Excellent course..!


Sep 22, 2021

Superb Explanation


Jun 24, 2017

Excelente, gracias

By Smaali A e

Jan 3, 2017

Excellent course !

By Dana A B

Aug 22, 2020

Good information!

By Khairulanwar B J

Aug 2, 2020

Very informative.

By Aldo P E

Oct 27, 2017

excelente curso !

By Eduardo C R

Jul 7, 2017

It is Amazing!!!!

By Mauricio P

Apr 11, 2016

Very interesting.

By Alecia E

Aug 17, 2015

Very informative!

By Sreenath S

Jan 22, 2021

Excellent course


Oct 7, 2019

very informative

By Fabio L N

Apr 30, 2016

Excelent Course!

By Zhengyu Z

Aug 23, 2015

very informative

By Carlos F M A S

Aug 17, 2015

Excelent course!

By Narendra K

Jul 3, 2021

amazing content

By Abhinav C

Jun 29, 2021

good expirencee

By Jiacheng S

Jun 9, 2019

very impressive

By Sergio D C

Sep 1, 2017

Excelente curso


Oct 16, 2017

awesome course

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Dec 16, 2020


By Raghavendra B I

Aug 2, 2020

highly useful

By Manshi

Aug 19, 2021

great course

By Chennu V

Jun 15, 2021

very usefull

By Ritikesh

Jul 17, 2021

nice course