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A7. Energy and the Environment: How It Has and Is Changing

  • 09/10/2019
  • 10/22/2019
  • 5 sessions
  • 09/10/2019, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • 09/17/2019, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • 09/24/2019, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • 10/15/2019, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • 10/22/2019, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • AC- Kennedy 119
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In this course, we will review energy usage and energy sources and examine how these are changing.  We will focus on the impact of energy production on the climate and discuss the development of renewable energy sources as an alternative to fossil fuels.  We will conclude with a look at new technologies, climate forecasts, and predictions for the future.

Pete Murphy retired from teaching Management in the Business Studies Department at Assumption College in August of 2011.  He came to Assumption after a long career in the international energy industry, managing a variety of business and technical organizations.  He continues to consult in the fields of energy and of venture capital.  He is a regular Group Leader with WISE.

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Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)
Assumption University, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609
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