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The Influence of the Long 1970s Energy Crisis — Rüdiger Graf, ep. 67

What is the influence of the 1970s on our current energy system? The importance of energy sits within our daily lives. As Rudiger states, any supply shortages or price increases are immediately noticed making energy a key political issue. The failure to secure supplies demonstrates weak leadership. Inversely, effective energy crisis management can display strong leadership skills. I think this can be one of our broad take-aways from looking at lessons learned from the 1970s energy crisis.

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The Massive Challenge of Hydrogen — Florian Kern, Ep. 63

I came away from this conversation with a deeper understanding of the massive energy requirements for industry. Replacing coal or gas – fossil fuels – for the industry is a huge challenge that requires giving up fossil fuels in other areas of life, in order to enable either the remaining fossil fuels to be used in industry or to enable large-scale renewable energy infrastructure to produce green hydrogen.

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