Source: FRONTLINE Heat
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FRONTLINE Heat is a global report on what is being done by the world’s largest corporations and governments to respond to the challenges posed by climate change and to the call for reductions in carbon emissions.
In this video case study from Heat, correspondent Martin Smith examines the role of entrepreneurship in climate change mitigation and how to provide incentives that will spark business innovation.
In this video case study and corresponding business module, students are asked to consider how industries and governments are responding to climate change through a set of key themes, discussion questions and a classroom exercises. Students will present solutions to the challenging problems posed in the module.
In Wind: Investing in Carbon-Free Power, we examine how leadership on renewable energy has come from Europe and from Japan. American business leaders are banking on big government in carbon-free power in the U.S. One of the strongest proponents of these investments is billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens who has taken on the challenge of wind power because he believes it has the capacity to produce the energy the U.S. needs. However, he feels the lack of subsidies and incentives from the government disincentivize entrepreneurs from entering the clean tech arena.
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