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Chat archive 2006-2007


The chats that are published on this page were organised during the school year 2006-2007. The may represent a valuable set of teaching and learning resources focusing on energy related themes, how design and materials influence energy consumption and contribute to finding sustainable energy solutions.

Chat 1 - Automotive, how future car designs will help protect the environment
Age group: 14-19
Date: 30 November 2006
Time: 14.00 CET
Guest: Dr. Rudolf Stauber, Head of Department for Operational Stability and Materials at BMW AG, Germany
Language: English
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Car design: Saving energy, helping the climate
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Photo-reportage: Chat on how future car designs will help protect the environment
"We need engineers!"

Chat 2 - How to organise a climate-neutral New Year’s Eve party?
Age group: 12-19
Date: 18 December 2006
Time: 13.00 CET
Guests: Anna Lehmann, Julian Blücher, Mara Zimen and Marcel Hanakam, experts, 3 C Company, Germany
Language: English
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Calculating your Carbon Footprint
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Photo-gallery: Chat on how to organise a climate-neutral New Year’s Eve party?
Energy efficiency is the best way to help protect the environment!

Chat 3 - Making better use of energy: What can we do?
Age group: 12-19
Date: 23 January 2007
Time: 14.00 CET
Guest: Patrick Lambert, Director, Intelligent Energy Executive Agency (IEEA), European Commission
Languages: French, English and German
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Making better use of energy: What can we do?
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Photo-reportage: Chat on making a better use of energy
Learning to make a difference for the energy of tomorrow
Photo-reportage: A chat-lesson on making better use of energy in our classroom

Chat 4 - Reducing energy consumption in buildings: How plastics help?
Age group: 12-19
Date: 08 February 2007
Time: 11.00 CET
Guest: Dr. John Feldmann, Member of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF, Germany; Vice President, PlasticsEurope, Brussels
Language: English
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Europe’s students debate energy-saving potential of plastics on-line
Photo-reportage: Chat on plastics and their role in reducing energy consumption
Pressemitteilung PlasticsEurope: Dr. John Feldmann chattete mit Schülern live (press release in German, pdf, 30 Kb)
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Did you know that building with plastics saves energy and money, and protects the environment?
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Chat 5- Future Energy: How to secure energy after depletion of resources?
Age group: 12-19
Date: 27 March 2007
Time: 11. 00 CET
Guest: Antonio Gomis Sáez, Chief Executive of Repsol Química and Managing Director of Repsol YPF’s Chemicals Europe and Rest of the World
Language: English
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Future energy: how to secure energy after depletion of resources?
The role of “Bioplastics” in conserving fossil fuel resources
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Chat 6- “Future energy sources” or “The plastic bag war”
Age group: 12-19
Date: 27 April 2007
Time: 11.00 CET
Guest: Hugo Verlomme, French writer
Language: English
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Biodegradable plastics: are they better for the environment?
Recycling: it’s in the bag
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Chat 7 - Turn off, turn down: New ideas for saving energy at school and at home to fight climate change
Age group: 12-19
Date: 29 May 2007
Time: 13.00 CET
Guest: Andris Piebalgs, Energy Commissioner
Language: English
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