Communities are the interface between human societies and the environment. Large or small, urban or rural, life within these collectives has often been defined by access to energy resources, and the need to help define the energy systems of the future.
In order to better understand the impact of future energy systems on our communities, we must study the metrics for success, the risks, the opportunities, and the level of preparedness in our existing society. We must also understand the perspective of Aboriginal peoples, as the energy traditions which accompanied Europeans to North America undergo systematic change.
Researchers on Communities and Aboriginal
Over seven years, Future Energy Systems plans to support more than 100 researchers and up to 1,000 Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP), including graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. To learn more about our researchers, visit the Researcher Directory.