How Do Our Current Needs Fit Into The Energy Transition?
How do you teach about decarbonization to students from families who are supported by carbon-intensive industries? The energy transition is an existential threat to the North American hydrocarbon economy, which has enjoyed 75 years of prosperity. How do we continue to have a prosperous economy while mitigating greenhouse gas emissions? How do we help communities reliant on these economies transition to other opportunities, such as turning bitumen into materials like carbon fibre and natural gas into "blue hydrogen"? Fortunately, these important questions have encouraging answers that you can explore with your students as part of visioning a low-carbon future. Join us as we explore the challenges for industry, workers, and governments, as well as the opportunities that could help communities adapt and thrive.
In partnership with Green Teacher Magazine, ACEE and EnergiMedia.