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Sustainable Development Goal 7 | Affordable and clean energy: Senior School

All of School guide to support: Global citizenship [SCoT], Sustainable development [ScOT.1050] and Ethical understanding [acgc.7]

Source: Black, S. (2019).

"Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today. Be it for jobs, security, climate change, food production or increasing incomes, access to energy for all is essential. Sustainable energy is opportunity – it transforms lives, economies and the planet." (United Nations, n.d.

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Goal 7: Affordable clean energy | Current status


InstructionsStatisticsThe share of renewables for generation of electricity is expected to reach 30 % by 2024. But electricity makes up just 18% of total world energy. Most of the other 82% is heat and transportation. Renewable energy is on the rise but still make up a small share of the TOTAL global energy consumption - about 4 %. See also The World Counts for more details as well as information about the statistics that form the basis of this counter.

Australian Energy Market: Live supply and demand by state and energy source

InstructionsThe following Renew Economy graph shows you how much energy is currently being produced and consumed in Australia by state and energy source. Mouse over the graph to see how much energy is being produced at the moment by renewable and non renewable sources. Click on the blue info icon for more information about this interactive widget.

Goal 7 | Affordable clean energy: Leadership

Goal 7 Clean energyShow LeadershipAs a global citizen how can I show leadership?
  • "Make a donation to a charity that focuses on making renewable energy affordable to low income people.
  • When its hot try turning off your air conditioning, especially for sleeping – open a window or use a fan.
  • Don’t use multiple devices at the same time. Be mindful about this and only several devices when absolutely necessary.
  • Switch off your appliances at the socket. Turn off the lights when you’re not using them.
  • Buy rechargeable electronics. Don’t buy or use one-use batteries.
  • Use solar energy sources. Install solar panels in your home for your heating and electricity. Use solar technology – radio, charger, lights etc.
  • Stay informed. Follow your local news and stay in touch with the Global Goals online or on social media at @TheGlobalGoals.
    (The Global Goals, n.d.)

Goal 7 | Affordable clean energy: Solar energy in Mentone

Level 2Data

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In January 2019 there were 6,504 units in the area with a total capacity of 26,005.84 kW and on average each installation had an output of 4.00 kW.

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Goal 7 | Affordable clean energy: eBooks

Level 1 resourceeBookTo view the eBooks off campus follow the link. If prompted, sign in with your School mConnect user name and password.

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Goal 7: Affordable clean energy | Databases and Statistics

Level 3 resourceStatisticsDatabases

Goal 7 | Affordable clean energy: Online resources

Level 2Many of the following Australian and international research organizations offer free reports into the current state of clean and renewable energy, as well as the transition from coal powered generation to renewable power. The reports offer insights into the science of climate change and the action that is being taken to address climate change. Please contact the Kerferd Library if you need assistance finding and downloading the reports.

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Videos

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

There are many benefits to using renewable energy resources, but what is it exactly? From solar to wind, find out more about alternative energy, the fastest-growing source of energy in the world—and how we can use it to combat climate change.

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In text reference / citation: National Geographic (2017) or (National Geographic, 2017)
Bibliography / Reference list: National Geographic (2017). Renewable Energy 101 | National Geographic, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/kUE0BZtTRc

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"Every year, the world uses 35 billion barrels of oil. This massive scale of fossil fuel dependence pollutes the earth, and it won’t last forever. On the other hand, we have abundant sun, water and wind, which are all renewable energy sources. So why don’t we exchange our fossil fuel dependence for an existence based only on renewables? Federico Rosei and Renzo Rosei describe the challenges." (Rosei & Rosei, 2017)

See also the full online lesson at https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-your-muscular-system-works-emma-bryce

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When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: Rosei & Rosei (2017) or (Rosei & Rosei, 2017)
Bibliography / Reference list: Rosei, F. & Rosei, R. (2017). Can 100% renewable energy power the world? [eVideo], Ted-ED. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/RnvCbquYeIM

There's a power revolution heading for our homes – a device that allows you to take power into your own hands. Its batteries, home batteries, and they've been called the holy grail of renewables – the key to the transition away from fossil fuels. (ABC Science, 2016)

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In text reference / citation: ABC Science (2016) or (ABC Science, 2016)
Bibliography / Reference list: ABC Science (2016). Battery Powered Homes | Renewable Solar Energy Storage, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/yxABosWfuus

It was mocked, described as a waste of money and compared to the Big Banana. But South Australia's giant battery has turned out to be a success, stabilising the state's energy grid and confounding its critics. (ABC News, 2018)

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When using this video don't forget to cite and reference your sources. For more information and help see the Kerferd Library referencing guide and / or CiteMaker.
In text reference / citation: ABC News (2018) or (ABC News, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: ABC News (2018). South Australia's giant Tesla battery confounds critics, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/zMJdxX6Lw9Q

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