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    Video: Climate Change and Resource Use

    By Seyed Mehdi Mohaghegh, on 7 March 2014

    Climate Week video

     

     

     

     

     

     

    At first glance, climate change is all about energy consumption and associated carbon emissions. Other resources than energy greatly matter too however. The use of natural resources leads to carbon emissions and many mitigation options like renewables depend on scarce resources like critical metals. In this video, Professor Paul Ekins, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Resources, and Professor Raimund Bleischwitz, BHP Billiton Chair in Sustainable Global Resources, explain the relation between different resources and global warming. Also, PhD researchers at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources provide insight in the role of energy, water, land and fossil fuels in the changing climate.

    Watch the video by Stijn Van Ewijk and Seyed Medhi Mohaghegh, UCL ISR PhD students