Are fossil fuels running out? Can nuclear power, carbon capture and storage or renewable energy sources provide solutions to the problem of global warming? How can we provide clean, safe, sustainable energy supplies for the UK, and the world, despite increasing population levels and affluence? Using a range of study materials and online activities, you will learn to use the appropriate scientific and mathematical techniques applied to energy related issues.
By the end of the Energy and Sustainability module offered by The Open University UK you will be able to understand and describe:
You will also be able to demonstrate the following:
You may be interested in a professional career in the energy industry; or may be concerned about the sustainability problems associated with our current energy issues. This module will help you to:
The Open University is a Learning Affiliate Member of the Energy Institute.
The online study guides and book cover the following topics:
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