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Climate Entrepreneur Starter Kit

    A discussion forum to bring your points and questions to the attention of others, and to share your thoughts and answers about subjects that you have studied in this course.

    Select the topic that relates to the module that you wish to comment on, and add your post.

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System Innovation

    Join in the discussion for the System Innovation course. You can either create a new thread by selecting New Post, or contribute to an existing thread by selecting the links below.

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Cost Benefit Analysis

    Join in the discussions for the Cost Benefit Analysis courses!

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Sustainable Infrastructure Finance Discussions

    This is the discussion forum for the Sustainable Infrastructure Finance course. You can select discussions in either English or French.

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Sustainable Business Modelling

    Join the SBM conversation! Remember, you are also free to set up new discussion topics in the forum if you wish, and/or connect with other learners.

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Jackie Hernandez SPARK! lecture
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EnCO2re
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Stefan Mekiffer & Daniel Kruse SPARK! lecture

    Stefan Mekiffer and Daniel Kruse gave a SPARK! lecture titled "From Co-Budget to Bitcoin: A field trip across alternative money systems".

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System Innovation and Climate Change
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E-waste Challenge
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Mark Shayler SPARK! lecture

    Mark Shayle gave a SPARK! lecture at Imperial College London.

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Michael Hauschild SPARK! lecture

    Michael Hauschild gave a SPARK! lecture at DTU on "Putting Numbers on Sustainability".

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Innovation

    Innovation can come from various sources and often happens when you are trying to find solutions to problems.

    Share your general ideas on innovation in this forum.

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The 5D process

    Add your voice to the discussions about using the 5D process to help innovate! You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own.

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘The 5 D's' learning nugget.)

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Strategies for climate change

    Should we mitigate, adapt or take more drastic action as the consequences of climate change start to increase? In this forum please share with the community examples of what is already being done, and what more needs to be done.

    (This is also the forum to discuss issues brought up from the ‘Mitigate, adapt or geoengineer' learning nugget.)

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Ideating Climate Business

    Are you able to generate innovative solutions for climate-change issues? The five-step ideation process will help you. Take part in an ideation activity and share your ideas here. (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted in the Ideation activity learning nugget.)

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Introduce yourself to the community

    Please use this forum to introduce yourself to the community and to say what your interests are. Reply to other people's posts to say "hello" and to make them feel welcome too!

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General discussions

    General discussion topics on climate change.

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Climate Action! on the world stage

    What climate actions and commitments is the international community making? Have your say, share the latest news and discuss whether our leaders are doing enough.  How can we influence what's happening?

     

    We cannot fight climate change on our own.  We can only do it together!

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Climate Science in the news

    News-worthy items about Climate Science and Climate Change. Feel free to comment and share news links which may be of general interest to the community.

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Music and film for climate changers

    List your climate music songs

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Entrepreneurship

    What does it take to be a successful eco entrepreneur? Join the conversation here.

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Entrepreneurship quiz' learning nugget.)

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What is innovation for climate change?

    Innovative ideas are all around us. But what does it take to be an innovative thinker? Where do you find inspiration? Share your thoughts and ideas (and inspiration!) here.

     

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

     

    (This is also the forum for discussions raised in innovation learning nuggets: ‘Innovation quiz' and 'Perspectives on innovation'.)

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Eco-cities

    Is sustainable living a real possibility in today's urban environment? How can people harness the benefits of renewable energy for life in a modern city? You'll be amazed at how some cities are rising to the challenge! 

     

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Eco-cities’ and 'Exploring energy in eco-cities' learning nuggets.)

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The greenhouse effect

    What steps can you take to reduce your carbon footprint?

    Join the dicussion about the greenhouse effect.

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Global Warming - past and present

    Discuss the latest global warming trends and possible future scenarios here. Does the current data convince you about the risks from climate change? 

     

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

     

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Global warming - physical science basis' and 'Global weirding' learning nuggets.)

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Speaking out on climate change

    Join this conversation stimulated by thought leaders and scientists and speak out about climate change! 

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

     

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Speaking out on climate change’ learning nugget.)

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Drivers for increasing renewable energy

    Have we become to complacent about fossil fuels? Is it time to decarbonise the energy sector? Share your thoughts about renewable energy solutions.

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Drivers for energy change' learning nugget.)

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Mitigating climate change

    Do you think we can reach the climate targets set by government agreements? Join the conversation about how we can mitigate climate change.

     

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

     

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Mitigating climate change' learning nugget.)

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Paul Dickinson SPARK! lecture

    Paul Dickinson from the Carbon disclosure project gave a SPARK! Lecture, where he asked us to consider some key questions.

    In this forum you can contribute to his questions and share your ideas.

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Keeping the lights on without fossil fuels

    Can we keep the lights on?

    Many experts believe that there will be a shortage of fossil fuels in the future. Join the debate to discuss what you can do to ensure the lights stay on. 

     

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

     

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Drivers for renewable energy innovation

    There have been some amazing innovations all around the world in the renewable energy sector in recent years. What has been driving this change? Perhaps it's simply because there's a business demand for it. Or maybe policies are now more favourable towards energy change. What do you think?

     

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Drivers for renewable energy innovation’ and 'Renewable energy innovation on the crowd map' learning nuggets.)"

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Ask nature!

    Looking for a solution to a  problem? Maybe nature has already solved it! Look at the world around you and see how nature is inspiring innovation. Share your observations here.

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Ask nature' learning nugget.)

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Renewable energy crowd map

    Help us put together a crowd map with live and current renewable energy projects. For the project to make it onto the map, we need: -Location (town, city, province, country) -Project description -Online reference such as URL or links discussing the project

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Commercial potential

    What does it take to be a successful eco entrepreneur? To succeed as businesses, renewable energy innovations need to have commercial potential. Join the conversation here.

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

     

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Business models

    Renewable energy innovation has in turn lead to some innovative business models. What successful business models have you seen for eco businesses? Join the conversation here.

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Business models' learning nugget.)

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Sources of funding

    Eco entrepreneurs often have to make difficult choices when deciding which sources of funding to use. What do you think are the benefits and risks of different sources of funding? Share your thoughts here.

    You can post to any of the discussions already started, or begin your own. 

    (This is also the forum in which to add your voice to the discussions signposted from the ‘Sources of funding' learning nugget.)

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Stakeholder mapping

    Stakeholders can make or break the success of any business. Who are the key stakeholders for most renewable energy businesses?

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Renewable Energy Innovation MOOC

    If you have any questions or ideas to share about participating in the REI MOOC, then join in this forum!

    (Remember though - there are other forums set up to discuss specific renewable energy topics, so just post here about general course issues. Thanks!)

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