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TILclimate

28 EpisodesProduced by MIT Environmental Solutions InitiativeWebsite

Climate change is confusing. This award-winning MIT podcast breaks down the science, technologies, and policies behind climate change, how it’s impacting us, and what our society can do about it. Each quick episode gives you the what, why, and how on climate change — from real scientists — to help u… read more

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Is it energy or electricity?

In this mini-episode of TILclimate (Today I Learned: Climate), host Laur Hesse Fisher breaks down what we’re actually talking about when we use the word “energy”. In a few minutes, we cover the difference between energy and electricity, and the big picture strategy for how to reduce CO2 for each.

Season two of TILclimate focuses on our global energy system, its relationship to climate change, and what our options are for keeping the lights on while creating a clean energy future. We’re partnering with the MIT Energy Initiative, which will air longer interviews to take a deeper dive into these topics.

For more episodes of TILclimate, visit: tilclimate.mit.edu

To listen to the MIT Energy Initiative podcast, visit: energy.mit.edu/podcast

For the full break-down of where U.S. gets its energy: https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/us-energy-facts/

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Special thanks to Neil Fisher.

Produced by the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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