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  • Electric bus was killed off 100 years ago

    By Kieran Cooke

    The electric bus and other vehicles could have been running in the UK over a century ago, if fraudsters had not...

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    19 Feb 2018

  • Electric bus was killed off 100 years ago

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Feb 2018
    The electric bus and other vehicles could have been running in the UK over a century ago, if fraudsters had not stifled clean transport at birth.
  • Climate change is triple risk to Europe

    By Tim Radford

    New studies confirm climate change’s triple risk to Europe. The heat is on, lives are at risk and the floods are...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    19 Feb 2018

  • Climate change is triple risk to Europe

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Feb 2018
    New studies confirm climate change’s triple risk to Europe. The heat is on, lives are at risk and the floods are arriving earlier.
  • Canada & UK launch coal phaseout plan

    By Mitchell Beer

    At the UN climate summit, a group of countries has undertaken to end the use and the financing of coal.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Feb 2018

  • Canada & UK launch coal phaseout plan

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 19 Feb 2018
    At the UN climate summit, a group of countries has undertaken to end the use and the financing of coal.
  • How to build a real lightsaber

    By Gianluca Sarri

    Creating a light yet powerful tool that uses a blade of energy to defeat the Dark Side and also act as an...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Dec 2017

  • How to build a real lightsaber

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Dec 2017
    Creating a light yet powerful tool that uses a blade of energy to defeat the Dark Side and also act as an effective shield against laser blasts is...
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    Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

    In Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most...

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    10 May 2017

  • Shock And Awe: The Story Of Electricity

    Updated 10 May 2017
    In Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, Jim Al-Khalili tells the electrifying story of our quest to master nature’s most mysterious force - electricity.
  • How can you use sand to store energy?

    By Ali Audi

    A new project is attempting to bring together two things the desert has in abundance - sand and sunshine - to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Aug 2016

  • How can you use sand to store energy?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Aug 2016
    A new project is attempting to bring together two things the desert has in abundance - sand and sunshine - to generate power cleanly and efficiently.
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    Bill Hare - Stories of Change

    Dr Bill Hare, CEO and Managing Director/Senior Scientist of Climate Analytics,is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for ...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 Dec 2015

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Dec 2015
    Dr Bill Hare, CEO and Managing Director/Senior Scientist of Climate Analytics,is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of Change'.
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    Bill McKibben - Stories of Change

    Bill McKibben, founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org and the Schumann Distinguished Professor in...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    11 Dec 2015

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    Bill McKibben, founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org and the Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermon is...
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    Dr Jean-Francois Soussana - Stories of Change

    Dr Jean-Francois Soussana, Scientific Director, INRA, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of...

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    10 Dec 2015

  • Dr Jean-Francois Soussana - Stories of Change

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    Dr Jean-Francois Soussana, Scientific Director, INRA, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of Change'. 
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    Tamsin Edwards - Stories of Change

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    Tamsin Edwards, Lecturer in Environmental Sciences at the Open University, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for ...

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    04 Dec 2015

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    Tamsin Edwards, Lecturer in Environmental Sciences at the Open University, is interviewed by Roger Harrabin for 'Stories of Change'.

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    Collisions and conservation laws

    This free course, Collisions and conservation laws, begins by explaining elastic and inelastic collisions and then goes on to show how collisions...

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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    16 Apr 2018

  • Collisions and conservation laws

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    Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 16 Apr 2018
    This free course, Collisions and conservation laws, begins by explaining elastic...
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    Why sustainable energy matters

    Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This free...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Feb 2018

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    Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest...
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    Biofuels

    This free course, Biofuels, investigates what is meant by a biofuel and covers the advantages of using biofuels compared with fossil fuels. The...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2018

  • Biofuels

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    Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 05 Feb 2018
    This free course, Biofuels, investigates what is meant by a biofuel and covers the...
  • Energy in buildings

    Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating demand in buildings, heating systems and fuel emissions, and...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    19 Jul 2017

  • Energy in buildings

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    Energy in buildings
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 19 Jul 2017
    Themes covered in this free course, Energy in buildings, include reducing heating...
  • Unclear about nuclear?

    Young people (18+) who are interested in but unsure about entering the nuclear industry will find assistance in this free course, Unclear about...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Sep 2016

  • Unclear about nuclear?

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    Unclear about nuclear?
    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 13 Sep 2016
    Young people (18+) who are interested in but unsure about entering the nuclear...
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    Earth's physical resources: petroleum

    The discovery of the world's first major underground oil field in Pennsylvania, USA in 1859 sparked the continuing era of the world's reliance on...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    18 Aug 2016

  • Earth's physical resources: petroleum

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    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 18 Aug 2016
    The discovery of the world's first major underground oil field in Pennsylvania,...
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    Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability

    This free course, Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability, introduces ways in which systems thinking can help support processes of decision...

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    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    29 Mar 2016

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    This free course, Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability, introduces ways...
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    Future energy demand and supply

    When you consider that the global annual consumption of primary energy increased more than ten-fold during the 20th Century, the importance of...

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    13 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    22 Mar 2016

  • Future energy demand and supply

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    When you consider that the global annual consumption of primary energy increased...
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    Motion under gravity

    From the moment that Galileo dropped two cannonballs of different sizes and weights from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa mankind has been...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Mar 2016

  • Motion under gravity

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    From the moment that Galileo dropped two cannonballs of different sizes and...
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    Climate change

    Climate change is a key issue on today's social and political agenda. This free course explores the basic science that underpins climate change and...

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    18 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2016

  • Climate change

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    Intermediate level Duration 18 hours Updated 21 Mar 2016
    Climate change is a key issue on today's social and political agenda. This free...

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    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

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    Top-up Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 21 May 2018
    This course enables you to top up your knowledge and skills to honours degree...

    Engineering: frameworks, analysis, production

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    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This module builds on the concepts and techniques inEngineering: origins, methods,...

    Science and society

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    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This interdisciplinary science module extends the scientific understanding and...

    Science: nuclear energy

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    Introductory level Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    Nuclear energy is back in the news as governments around the world increasingly...

    Science: living without oil

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    Introductory level Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 01 Feb 2018
    Crude oil is currently our most important global source of energy. This course...

    Managing for sustainability

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 11 Oct 2018
    This module will increase your understanding of delivering and supporting...

    Making environmental decisions

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 11 Oct 2018
    Many decisions and actions, both individual and collective, affect our environment...

    Living without oil: chemistry for a sustainable future

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    Introductory level Duration 100 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 27 Sep 2018
    Crude oil is currently our most important global source of energy. This module...

    Chemistry: essential concepts

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    Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    Chemistry is fundamental to our modern world, touching all aspects of our lives;...

    The relativistic Universe

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    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 21 May 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    If you are interested in using quantitative physical methods to understand...
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