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7th May 2021

REthink Energy: The Future of Flying: Net-Zero Aviation

This explainer looks back at the first presentation of the 2021 lecture series Rethink Energy: Countdown to COP26, which took place on Thursday, 29 April. Glenn Llewellyn, Vice President, Zero-Emission Aircraft at Airbus outlined the factors needed to lay the groundwork for a climate-neutral commercial aircraft.
9min
2nd December 2020

REthink Energy: Offshore Wind: The Future of Irish Energy?

This explainer looks back at Alla Weinstein’s recent presentation, part of the ESB/IIEA Lecture Series: REthink Energy. Ms Weinstein examined the role that deep-water offshore wind will play in the energy mix of the low-carbon future.
5min
6th November 2020

REthink Energy: The Ripple Effect: The Impacts of Brexit and COVID-19 on the Energy Sector

This explainer looks back at Sir Philip Lowe’s recent presentation, part of the ESB/IIEA Series: REthink Energy, which examined the impacts of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic on the energy sector.
5min
15th October 2020

REthink Energy: Building Popular Support for the Energy Transition: The Battle For Hearts And Minds

This explainer looks back at a recent presentation with Professor Christina Demski and Niamh O’Boyle, which is part of the ESB/IIEA REthink Energy Lecture Series.
3min
29th September 2020

Rethink Energy: The Green Deal and the Future of Climate Policy

This explainer looks back at Professor Ottmar Edenhofer’s recent presentation which is part of the ESB/IIEA REthink Energy Lecture Series.
4min