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Coffee & Geography S01E19 Sebastian Sterl (Germany & Netherlands)

Coffee & Geography S01E19 Sebastian Sterl (Germany & Netherlands)

Update: 2021-10-09
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Kit talks to Sebastian Sterl over a cup of Earl Grey, chatting about renewable energy in Sub-Saharan Africa, trivia on flags of the world, colourful shirts, amongst other things!

Sebastian is a physicist by training, experienced as consultant & researcher in a range of fields: energy & climate policy, emissions modelling, Paris Agreement & NDCs, renewable energy (solar, wind, hydro), energy systems, renewables' grid integration, energy meteorology, science-policy interface. He works on international projects with focus mostly on sub-Saharan Africa, but also East & South Asia, Caribbean, Europe. Public speaker on the causes of the climate crisis and how it can be remedied. Hobbies: learning new languages, playing guitar, sports (cycling, cricket, running), a good book, cooking, travelling, nerdy geography/history/physics stuff.

Some links to things mentioned in the chat:
- Lake Turkana Wind Power (https://ltwp.co.ke/)
- Global Wind Atlas (https://globalwindatlas.info/)
- “Climate services for a renewable future in West Africa” (WEMC Guest Blog by Sebastian, Dec 2019) https://www.wemcouncil.org/wp/wemc-member-blog-climate-services-for-a-renewable-future-in-west-africa/

Expand your Geography community by connecting with Sebastian via Twitter (https://www.twitter.com/sebastiansterl) or LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastiansterl/)

The chat was recorded on 8th July 2021.

==About Coffee & Geography==

The aim of ‘Coffee & Geography’ is to get to know, explore and celebrate the diverse & intersectional range of people and their love for the world. We’ll have fun exploring all the myriad of ways that connects your life to geography. Wait – you don’t think you’re a ‘geographer’? Well, that’s ok! If you have a love and passion for the world then you probably are more than you know.
If you're interested in being a guest or want to find out more, then visit https://geogramblings.com/coffee-geography-podcast/. There you will also find an interactive map to explore the locations of guests and the brews that they drink!

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The Coffee & Geography Podcast is a 'Geogramblings' production, hosted and produced by Kit Rackley (they/them). The podcast is supported by generous donations via https://ko-fi.com/kitrackley, and takes advice from an advisory board of volunteers.
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Coffee & Geography S01E19 Sebastian Sterl (Germany & Netherlands)

Coffee & Geography S01E19 Sebastian Sterl (Germany & Netherlands)

Kit Rackley (Geogramblings)