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Bjarne Steffen: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2019

Name Dr. Bjarne Steffen
FieldClimate Finance and Policy
Address
Klimafinanzierung und -politik
ETH Zürich, CLD C 4
Clausiusstrasse 37
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
E-mailbjarne.steffen@gess.ethz.ch
DepartmentHumanities, Social and Political Sciences
RelationshipAssistant Professor

NumberTitleECTSHoursLecturers
851-0609-04LThe Energy Challenge - The Role of Technology, Business and Society Information
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge in economics.
2 credits2VR. Schubert, T. Schmidt, J. Schmitz, B. Steffen
AbstractIn recent years, energy security, risks, access and availability are important issues. Strongly redirecting and accelerating technological change on a sustainable low-carbon path is essential. The transformation of current energy systems into sustainable ones is not only a question of technology but also of the goals and influences of important actors like business, politics and society.
ObjectiveIn this course different options of sustainable energy systems like fossile energies, nuclear energy or all sorts of renewable energies are explained and discussed. The students should be able to understand and identify advantages and disadvantages of the different technological options and discuss their relevance in the business as well as in the societal context.
Lecture notesMaterials will be made available on the electronic learning platform: www.vwl.ethz.ch
LiteratureMaterials will be made available on the electronic learning platform: www.vwl.ethz.ch
Prerequisites / NoticeVarious lectures from different disciplines.