Renewable Energy and Climate Change

Jam-packed Comprehensive Overview of Energy, Climate Change, Fossil Fuels & new innovative Renewable Energy Technologies
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  • Lectures 20
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
    Other: 14 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

Updated in JUNE  2016!

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The Earth is in CRISIS and needs you. Yes YOU!!

Be a superhero. Save our planet Earth!


Fun Facts:

Did you know ... that the Earth receives more energy from the sun in a single hour than the world uses in an ENTIRE year. Currently, we capture only 1% of the sun's energy to produce electricity.

Did you know ... that animals (mostly COWS) contribute to global warming?!! Yea, around 20% of all world's greenhouse gas emissions (methane) is belched and passed by COWS!


Take this course because you want to:

  1. save our planet Earth!
  2. learn about climate change and the environment Or
  3. learn about fossil fuels Or
  4. Live or Work OFF-THE-GRID Or
  5. make an investment in YOURSELF and Jumpstart Your CAREER with a Certificate of Completion for:
    1. a 'GREEN' Job Or
    2. college/university admission Or
  6. learn more as a professional in the renewable energy industry

Then this course is for you.


Take this Easy-to-understand STEP-BY-STEP course on Renewable Energy and Climate Change, if you want to help save our planet.

After taking this course you will know where oil comes from, what coal is, what CO2 and Methane are and how they contribute to global warming.

You will have a unique and thorough understanding of the basics, terminology, concepts, and technologies to be proud of. Plus you'll receive a Certificate of Completion too.

I'll walk you through each lecture through a series of videos. With 19 lectures and 90 mins of videos, this course provides a comprehensive overview of:

  • Energy and Electricity
  • Climate Change and the Environment
  • Fossil Fuels
  • Renewable Energy Technologies, including:
    • Biomass and biofuels (innovative "jatropha" and "algae-derived" oils)
    • Solar power (PV and solar thermal)
    • Wind power (horizontal axis, vertical axis, offshore, 'Turbines Integrated into Buildings')
    • Fuel Cells
    • Hydroelectric power
    • Wave and tidal power
    • Ocean thermal energy


This course is jam-packed to cover them all. Plus end-of-section review questions, quizzes, and loads of resources.


INVEST in your FUTURE, and GET STARTED NOW! Just click "Take This Course" button and you will be on your way.

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Looking forward to helping you achieve your goals. Happy Learning!

What are the requirements?

  • you may wish to have Adobe Reader as the resources provided are in .pdf format

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Jumpstart your career with an end-of-course certificate
  • Learn about the renewable energies - biomass, biofuels, solar, wind, geothermal, hydroelectric, wave (ocean and tidal)
  • Learn about energy and electricity
  • Identify the major types of fossil fuels
  • Learn how fossil fuels impact the environment, and its effect on climate change
  • Describe current technological approaches for renewable energy development

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for anyone, who wants to learn about climate change and the environment, and the new, emerging innovative renewable energy technologies that exist today. This course is jam-packed to cover them all.
  • For anyone interested in this fast-developing and profitable industry, this course provides a much cheaper option for discovering this industry as a possible new career for you. It helps get your feet wet.
  • This course is especially useful for jumpstarting your career with an end-of-course certificate; gaining experience for a 'green' job or for college/university admission
  • For people already in the renewables industry, this course can provide a comprehensive overview of the available technologies

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Welcome. Introduction to Energy and Electricity

This Lecture defines Energy and sources of energy, and provides an overview to how electricity is generated.

Section 3: Conventional energy resources: Fossil Fuels with an impact on Climate Change

This Lecture discusses the origin of fossil fuels and how they are formed. It also discusses coal, natural gas, crude Oil (petroleum), and alternative synthetic fuels.


This Lecture is about Coal, the many grades of coal, how they are extracted, and advantages and disadvantages.


This Lecture is about Natural Gas, where they can be found on the planet, how they are extracted, and advantages and disadvantages.


This Lecture is about Crude Oil (Petroleum), where it is found on the planet, how it are extracted, how it is used to generate the many products we use everyday,and advantages and disadvantages.


This Lecture is about Alternative Fossil Fuels and Synfuels, where it is found on the planet, how they are extracted, and advantages and disadvantages.


This Lecture is discusses the environmental costs of using fossil fuels - pollution, human impact, and climate change.


This Lecture is about why its necessary for energy efficiency and energy conservation as the world is increasing its energy use.

4 pages


Section 4: Renewable energies: Biomass and biofuels

This Lecture is about Biomass and BioFuels, sources, innovative technologies, which countries are using them, how it are extracted, and advantages and disadvantages.

Quiz (below under Downloadable materials).

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Section 5: Renewable energies: Solar power

This lecture discusses new renewable technologies.


This lecture discusses power and mathematical calculations which may prove useful. it is not essential for completion of the course. just for your reference.


This Lecture is about Solar, innovative technologies, which countries are using them, and advantages and disadvantages.

Quiz (below under Downloadable materials).

Section 6: Renewable energies: Wind power

This Lecture is about Wind power, sources (including on and offshore), innovative technologies, which countries are using them, how it is harnessed, and advantages and disadvantages.

Quiz (below under Downloadable materials).

Section 7: Renewable energies: Fuel Cells, Hydroelectric power

This Lecture is about Fuel Cells and Hydroelectric Power, the many design types, which countries are using them, how it are harnessed, and advantages and disadvantages.

Quiz (below under Downloadable materials).

Section 8: Renewable energies: Wave and tidal power, and ocean thermal energy

This Lecture is about Wave and Tidal Power and Ocean Thermal Energy, innovative technologies, how it is harnessed, and advantages and disadvantages.

Quiz (below under Downloadable materials).

Section 9: COUPON
BONUS LECTURE: SPECIAL PROMOTION - Please Leave a Positive Rating/Comment
Section 10: Thank you. You can find 8 pages of Online Links to Resources here.
Online Links to Resources here.
9 pages

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Instructor Biography

Marianne N. Michaels, | Best-Selling Author | Engineer | Academic Lecturer

Marianne N. Michaels is a best-selling published author, academic, and engineer. She has acquired 20+ years of professional experience, and has applied this to her work at Fortune 500 multinational corporations.

As an imaginative, creative and analytical thinker, she always been intrigued by the intersection of the arts and sciences/technology, and the impact they have on the world. Helping others solve problems and reach their goals is something that she always strives to do.

She has always believed in learning new things everyday. In fact, she is keen to share what she has just learnt with anyone who happens to be nearby - whether they want to hear it or not!

Marianne would like to share her enthusiasm with you, and hopes to provide a fun and enjoyable learning experience.

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