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The Charging Station - Issue 29
What a week it has been…
I don’t have a long-form post this week, any energy commentary seems small. I do want to share a few links on diversity in the energy workforce to highlight the need for more inclusion in our sector.
In order to complete a successful energy transition, we need as many bright minds as we can possibly find - that must include everyone.
The Energy Workforce Problem
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“Boards needn’t have a technical climate expert, but they do need to have a greater grasp of how climate impacts their businesses,” says Mark McKenzie, who heads accounting firm KPMG International Group’s global center on climate and sustainability. “Having someone with green experience at that top level—that buy-in—makes an enormous difference.”
“Stationarity is the idea that, statistically, the past can help you predict and plan for the future—that the variations in climate, water flow, temperature, and storm severity have remained and will remain stationary, or constant.
Experts say we need to undergo an ideological shift in how we think about infrastructure and how it interacts with the environment—discarding the notion that our history can dictate what we need in the future, and instead turn to more adaptable and flexible versions of infrastructure that embrace deep uncertainty.”
What I’m Thinking About
The over-automation of process taking the human element out of work and progress.
See you next weekend,
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