The UN predicts we will be 9-10 billion people on Earth in 2050. Providing so many people with nutritious foods is a massive challenge and one that cannot be met by simply upscaling current practices regarding food production and consumption. Providing humanity with nutritional food is at the center of all decisions related to sustainable development.
"This is a two week course. In the first week you will learn about the core activities that the Industry executes to bring electricity to customers. We will review what electricity is, how it is generated, how it is transmitted, how it comes into buildings, and how consumption of electricity instantly feeds back on the transmission and generation of electricity. You will learn to: Define what electricity is; Describe how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed; Describe how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed; and Summarize how the consumption of electric energy instantly feeds back on the transmission and generation of electricity."
This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. The course focuses on key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice, including population, ecosystems, global change, energy, agriculture, water, environmental economics and policy, ethics, and cultural history.
"Mining cryptocurrencies now consumers more power than my countries. Bitcoin alone uses more power than the Phillippines. One solution to this power crisis would be to power cryptocurrency mining using renewable energy. To explore that idea on a small scale, I built an off-grid solar-powered cryptocurrency mining computer to use at home. This class explores exactly how and why I built my system, and provides all the info you need to pursue your own solar/crypto experiments."
Have you ever wondered how food is grown in today's world of high tech machines? In this course you will learn how technology is used in the world of agriculture and how it creates a sustainable, affordable food source. We will dive deep into precision agriculture and explore complex topics such as GPS and Yield Monitoring in a conceptual format.