What’s the future for Energy? LivWiSE Panel Discussion

6:00pm - 7:00pm / Wednesday 15th May 2019
Type: Lecture / Category: Public / Series: Open House 2019
  • Admission: Free
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Everything in modern life from transport, industry, domestic and services has a high energy consumption. The demand for energy is increasing and the emissions caused by energy production are creating environmental problems.

In 2016 while the total world energy came from 80% fossil fuels, 10% biofuels, 5% nuclear and 5% renewable (hydro, wind, solar, geothermal), only 18% of that total world energy was in the form of electricity. Most of the other 82% was used for heat and transportation*

In order to continue supplying the World-wide demand for energy and at the same time address the issue of global warming, the Governments, industry and countries are investing in research and numerous projects to develop energy and cut carbon emissions. So what does this mean for the future of energy?

Our panel consists of speakers from different areas and viewpoints regarding energy, who will discuss their research, future developments, share opinions and answer questions from the audience.
They will share their insights into what this future could entail and the options of how we may eventually generate, deliver and ensure the efficient use of energy. They'll be discussing whether renewable energy can replace fossil fuels and whether we should continue to exploit fossil fuels. They'll also examine how, and if, we can stop global warming by capturing carbon dioxide or produce sustainable energy with a low or zero carbon impact.To book click here