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Grand Challenge 5 How We Keep Cool and Stay Warm (8:25)

Key Ideas

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Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video


  1. 01:14 How is Grand Challenge 5: How We Keep Cool and Stay Warm one big feedback loop, meaning its effects ultimately become its main driver?
  2. 01:38 How do air conditioners and heating methods produce carbon emissions?
  3. 02:14 How is the increasing demand for air conditioners and heaters connected to the Grand Challenge of making cooling and warming ourselves carbon-neutral?
  4. 03:58 What is weatherization, and why is it one of the Solutions for this Grand Challenge?
  5. 04:24 What are the Innovation Pathways of How We Keep Cool and Stay Warm, aside from HVAC design?
  6. 05:16 What are heat pumps?
  7. 06:37 Describe one obstacle to the widespread adoption of heat pumps.