Key Challenges to Energy Access in the Developing World [VIDEO]
- Jul 7, 2018 9:16 pm GMT
On Sept 10, 2013, the MIT Energy for Development (e4Dev) group, which hosts this column, had its launch event featuring a panel of five very knowledgable speakers. The themes that our speakers touched on resonate throughout the speakers, discussions, and topics that e4Dev has engaged with in the last year and a half. The complexity of the energy challenge, the incredible need for investment, and the tension between development and environmental preservation are just a few of those ideas. These two videos, compiled from footage from that panel, provide a window into some of the most pressing challenges in the space of energy for development space. The first considers the framing and scope of the energy challenge, and the second addresses the tension between development and climate change in the Chinese context.
The featured speakers include:
- John Sterman, Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management and Director of the MIT System Dynamics Group
- Michael Greenstone, 3M Professor of Environmental Economics
- Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga, Visiting Professor at the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
- Leslie Hook, Financial Times Reporter and Harvard Nieman Foundation Fellow
- With moderator Robert Stoner, MITEI Deputy Director
Key Challenges for Energy in the Developing World:
China illustrates the tension between development and climate change goals:
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