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Sharpening Policies for Better Cybersecurity Outcomes

Sharpening Policies for Better Cybersecurity Outcomes

April 21, 2021

Many of us are no strangers to cyberattacks. Places we shop, bank, eat, and conduct online transactions are routinely the target of hackers. Consumers, governments, and businesses are all vulnerable as we are increasingly dependent on the internet. What can we do to make our economies more cybersecure? Find out in this new podcast as Roumeen Islam catches up with Professor Tyler Moore, Tandy Professor of Cyber Security and Information Assurance in the Tandy School of Computer Science at the University of Tulsa and Editor of the Journal of Cybersecurity. 

Can Battery Storage Keep the Lights On?

Can Battery Storage Keep the Lights On?

April 6, 2021

Battery storage could make the dream of continuous power supply a reality. It gives utilities the flexibility to store electricity from variable wind and solar power. Like Lego, you can use batteries to put together different pieces to create bigger systems-and innovation is changing the limits to what can be done. Chandrasekar Govindarajulu, expert on battery storage, discusses its potential and the financial and regulatory frameworks that need to be in place for battery storage adoption and use.

Can we Bridge the Digital Divide?

Can we Bridge the Digital Divide?

March 23, 2021

Inequalities in access to digital services have been highlighted during the pandemic at the same time as has the need to be connected. How can countries go about bridging the digital divide?  Tim Kelly, an expert on regulation of the digital sector, talks about how policy and regulation can support affordable access in countries around the world.

Tell Me How to Do Just Transitions in the Coal Sector

Tell Me How to Do Just Transitions in the Coal Sector

March 5, 2021

As countries shift towards low carbon energy sources, the livelihoods of people in mono-industry coal mining regions is uncertain. In the global energy transition, it is important to ensure a fair, just transition that enables opportunities for all. In this episode, Christopher Sheldon, expert on the topic discusses how the right policies can help unlock viable economic opportunities while making the solution socially and environmentally sustainable.