Renewable Energy Systems (Exploration Elective)Semester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Sustainability
New Course Note
This course starts in Fall 2020 and will replace Renewable Energy Systems.
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

The current energy system based on fossil fuels is one of the most damaging human activities on the environment. A radical change is needed in energy planning as a critical step towards a system that could take socio-ecological systems into a safe environmental space. This course focuses on renewable energy technology in Denmark, Germany, and Spain. Specifically, how a renewable energy system can be planned integrating the technical, social, environmental, and economic perspectives.

Faculty

Carlos García-Robles

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Cand.techn.soc. (Technological & Socio-Economic Planning, Roskilde University, 2009). B.A. (International Relations, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2004). Represented Mexican NGOs during WSSD process, 2002. Member of the Energy and Climate Group, Project coordinator for Friends of the Earth Denmark for COP15 process. With DIS since 2011.

Sustainability, Carlos Garcia Robles