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Friday, February 20, 2009

"We Should Doing Good for this Planet" Prof. Christian Azar

Uncertainty is something to do with the problem. We only have 1 planet then we should doing good for the planet,”
Prof. Christian Azar on public lecture in Unpad (19/02/09)

Picture by: Yangki Imade

Lembaga Penelitian dan Pengabdian pada Masyarakat (LPPM) Universitas Padjadjaran (Unpad) in partnership with The Swedish Institute held public lecture with “Climate Change and The Future of Energy” theme. Presenting Prof. Christian Azar from Chalmers University of Technology (Swedia). The public lecture held in Bale Rumawat Padjadjaran, Kampus Iwakoesoema Soemantri, Jl. Dipati Ukur No. 35 Bandung, Thursday (19/02).

Ir. Chay Asdak M.Sc., Ph.D. (secretry of LPPM Unpad) in his opening key note said that climate change issue is a big issue that need to be discussed and find a new way to tackle this issue. “These issue will be more discuss about public lecture and things more about the future energy,” he said. Also present in this event the Director of Cooperation Unpad, Ramdan Panigoro, MD., M.Sc., Ph.D., a few other guests and students from Unpad.

Through his presentation, Prof. Azar shows that climate change is felt to have started since 1980 ago. Prof. Christian predict, when the 100 years we can reduce the use of emissions it will be a positive influence on the temperature of the earth. "The impacts are temperature increase, sea level rise, more Intense precipitation, droughts, and a lot of uncertainty remains," said Prof. Azar.

Prof. Azar shows us some solution what Swedish government did to minimize the climate change;
  1. Use less energy
  2. Use less forms of energy
  3. Capture and store carbon
  4. District heating system
Basically if we want to use a new energy in the future, then we must to leave a traditional way like coals, metals, etc,”


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