Panel 4: The Future of Energy

Room Q-103 February 24, 2017 16:00 - 17:15

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Joost Korver
Chad Larson
Massimo Maoret

Our need for energy remains as ubiquitous and insatiable as ever. Yet, despite a number of false dawns, technological developments in renewables and storage systems such as battery power suggest that we are on the cusp of a meaningful adoption of sustainable sources of energy – both as individuals as well as societies. But what will the future of demand/supply look like with the unpredictability of oil prices, clear indications of regress to fossil fuels on one hand and the pressing issue of climate change on the other one?