The future energy solutions for our globalizing world

This is a paper that is focusing on the future energy solutions for our globalizing world. The paper also provides the writing and submission guidelines to use in writing the assignment paper.

The future energy solutions for our globalizing world

Discuss future energy solutions for our globalizing world (1,000 to 1,200 words)

This essay is worth 25% of your course grade.
In this course, we have discussed the contrasting positions on the question of sustainable energy solutions for the global world community. Among other themes, we highlighted how varied political, economic, and environmental interests have contributed to a complex policy making in the energy sector. Guided by the course materials, particularly Michael Moore’s documentary “Planet of the Humans”, Michael Shellenberger’s TED-Talk “why renewables can’t save the planet”, and Real Engineering video “Is 100% renewable possible by 2050? – Interconnections”, discuss future energy solutions for our globalizing world. These reference materials are listed in the ‘live link to resources’ file in the course site in Quercus. Additionally, you are encouraged to refer to other published materials discussed in the course and others you referenced in assignment 3.

Without limiting originality of thought, your essay should have the following sections:
1.       Firstly, a cover page (just put name and student# )
2.       Secondly, an introduction
3.       Thirdly, a main body (discussion)
4.       Fourthly, a conclusion
5.       Lastly, a reference list
The rubric for this essay covers the above listed items. Thus, it is important to adequately write on them.

The future energy solutions for our globalizing world

Writing style and formatting issues
1.       Firstly, this is neither an op-ed nor a policy brief. Writing to fit a general readership. Writing should be in formal language and also avoid using jargons and technical terms.
2.       Secondly, use readable font style and leave your work in 12-point font size with at least 1.5 line spacing.
3.       Thirdly, your essay should cite at least 8 publications from reputable sources. Citations from Wikipedia will not be accepted.
4.       Fourthly, citation can be in any style but should be consistent throughout the essay and in the reference list.
5.       Additionally, you are reminded that the work should be 1,000 to 1,200 words in length including references, in-text citation, and also footnotes.
6.       There is no make-up for this essay.

Note: this assignment is worth 25% of your final grade. Marks allocation is as follows:
Introduction – 5 marks
Quality of information/evidence – 6 marks
Organization / Development of Ideas – 7 marks
Conclusion – 3 marks
Language Conventions/Referencing – 3 marks
Bibliography/Footnotes – 1 mark

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