Workshop: Big Ideas in Energy
Speaker: Prof. Adonis Yatchew, University of Toronto
Editor-in-Chief, The Energy Journal
- Date :
- Sunday, 31 July, 15:30 ~17:30 (Tokyo Time)
- Format :
- ZOOM Webinar
- Description :
As the world lurches into an energy transition, geopolitics has reclaimed center stage. How does one begin to develop an understanding of energy issues in a world faced by multiple global challenges?
This workshop assembles a handful of ideas that are foundational to appreciating the complexities of today's energy issues. Drawing on history, economics, politics and geopolitics the workshop outlines a series of simple narratives which provide a basis for thinking about these energy challenges.
- Learning Outcomes :
Participants will consider and evaluate a few big ideas on energy which form the core of this workshop. The session will briefly explore questions such as:
- ✓ How has the war in Ukraine altered the global energy transition?
- ✓ How do long-term political trends affect energy policy and regulation?
- ✓ How does one think about the proper role of government in energy markets?
- ✓ What kinds of incentives are effective in driving innovation?
- Target Participants :
- ✓ Students working on energy-related topics (not limited to PhD candidates)
- ✓ Young energy professionals