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  • Educator Federico Rosei, Renzo Rosei
  • Director Giulia Martinelli
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Animator Giulia Martinelli
  • Sound Designer Alessandro Nepote
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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Additional Resources for you to Explore
This book, "Sustainable Energy—Without the Hot Air," will provide more background on renewable energy. A synopsis of the book is available at this link.

Find all of this very interesting? Read these articles: The Future of Energy Supply: Challenges and Opportunities and Energy at the Crossroads: Global Perspectives and Uncertainties.

Watch these TED Talks on sustainable energies: A reality check on renewables from David Mackay and The missing link to renewable energy by David Sadoway.

These TED-Ed lessons will also teach you a bit more about renewables:
How do solar panels work? - Richard Komp
High-altitude wind energy from kites! - Saul Griffith