Everyone should learn about climate change because it is one of the most pressing global issues facing humanity today. Climate change is a result of human activities, such as burning fossil fuels, deforestation, and agricultural practices that release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, leading to a rise in global temperatures, changes in weather patterns, and sea level rise.
Climate change has far-reaching and severe impacts on human health, food security, water resources, ecosystems, and economies, and is expected to worsen in the coming decades. Therefore, it is important for everyone to understand the causes and impacts of climate change, and to take action to mitigate its effects.
By learning about climate change, individuals can make informed decisions about their own actions and how they can reduce their carbon footprint, such as by reducing energy consumption, choosing sustainable transportation options, and adopting eco-friendly lifestyles. Furthermore, learning about climate change can help individuals to be more informed citizens and hold policymakers accountable for taking action to address climate change.
Enroll before March 31 at our Climate Change Summer School. Then, you can enjoy a large discount to enjoy Madrid while attending classes with world-class university professors, and top professionals from the business world.
In our course A Multidisciplinary Approach to Climate Change (17-28 July 2023) you will gain new perspectives on humanity’s most pressing problem. And also on your studies and on your career. Moreover, you will meet people like you from all over the world, making lasting friendships. And you will have the time of your life enjoying Madrid.
If all countries adopted the measures recommended by LiFE, we would achieve 20% of the CO2 emission reductions needed to put the world on a net-zero pathway
Improving energy efficiency and changing our habits and lifestyle will play a crucial role in attaining the Paris agreement target. Moreover, they will make the world’s energy use more sustainable. That is why we need initiatives along these lines, such as the Indian Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE) initiative. LiFE is an important platform that could help lower:
1. Energy costs.
2. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
3. Air pollution.
4. Inequalities in energy consumption.
According to a new report by the International Energy Agency, if all countries adopted the kind of measures recommended by LiFE, they would reduce global CO2 emissions by more than 2 billion tons by 2030. This alone would be equivalent to one-fifth of the emissions reductions needed this decade to put the world on a net-zero emissions pathway. Therefore, this is good news for meeting our climate change goals!
In addition, the measures would also save consumers around the world some $440 billion in annual energy bills and reduce inequalities in per capita energy consumption between advanced economies and the rest of the world.
If you want to learn more about climate change, from the basics of the problem to the solutions, please, check our Program. The application period is open!
According to the IEA, the world is entering a new era of clean energy technology manufacturing. Good news for meeting our climate change goals!! 👍🌏
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the world is entering a new era of clean energy technology manufacturing. Good news for meeting our climate change goals!!
For the IEA, this the dawn of a new industrial era based on clean energy technology manufacturing. This “revolution” is creating new markets and millions of jobs.
The IEA calculate that the global market for key clean energy technologies will be worth approximately $650 billion annually by 2030. This is more than triple its current value. Examples of these technologies are: solar panels, wind turbines, electric vehicle batteries, electrolyzers, etc.
The latest edition of IEA’s Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP) is the first global guide to the clean-tech industries of the future. It shows that manufacturing jobs in these sectors would more than double. The will increase from 6 million today to nearly 14 million by 2030.
The report also provides an analysis of the risks and opportunities surrounding clean energy technology supply chains. It highlights how current supply chains in mining, processing and resource manufacturing are highly concentrated geographically. With the rising prices of these same technologies in recent years, the world is already beginning to see the risks that narrow supply chains can pose to affordable and secure clean energy transitions.
To all our former and future students, faculty and staff, as well as their families, SpaCIE Climate Change Summer School wishes you health, peace, love and joy this holiday season and throughout the year 2023. We would like to extend these wishes to everyone, especially those who suffer from the unjust violence of war. May 2023 bring peace to the world!
We wish you health, peace, love and joy this holiday season and throughout the year 2022.
Are you still looking for the perfect gift for a loved one? Then how about tuition at SpaCIE’s summer school “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Climate Change”? You may check it out here: https://climate.spacie.education/
Unfortunately, due to the
COVID-19 pandemic, the summer 2020 edition of our course is cancelled. We hope all
our students, partners, friends, and their loved ones, remain safe and healthy
during these difficult times.
We are looking forward to a brighter summer 2021!! 🙂