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Knowledge Hub

Welcome to the DECC Knowledge Hub!

Dive into the world of climate and the energy transition with our curated resources. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, discover valuable insights and tools to navigate the renewable revolution.


From fundamental concepts to insightful podcasts and must-read newsletters, empower yourself to make a difference in tackling the climate crisis.

  • Books
    The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future, by Gretchen Bakke Speed & Scale: An Action Plan for Solving Our Climate Crisis Now, by John Doerr How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need, by Bill Gates The Ministry for the Future: A Novel, by Kim Stanley Robinson Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?, by Bill McKibben Superpower: One Man's Quest to Transform American Energy, by Russell Gold The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World, by Daniel Yergin [Source: CTVC]
  • Newsletters
    Climate Tech VC - newsletter on climate innovation Axios Generate - best daily climate tech and energy newsletter The Weekly Planet - The Atlantic's weekly newsletter on climate Canary Media - also has newsletters on the energy transition Cipher News - biweekly newsletter on climate Keep Cool - newsletter on climate tech Carbon Commentary - weekly decarb newsletter Bloomberg Green - Bloomberg daily newsletter on climate Intercalation Station - Substack on batteries Climate Forward - NYT's weekly newsletter on climate Callaway Climate Insights - Substack from David Callaway Carbon Curve - Substack on carbon removal Volts - energy/decarbonzation substack newsletter Carbonware - substack on carbon markets Carbonbrief - daily and weekly newsletter on carbon science, energy, policy headlines Trucks VC - Weekly newsletter on transportation [Source: CTVC]
  • Online Courses
    Electric Industry Operations and Markets on Coursera Oil & Gas Industry Operations and Markets on Coursera Energy Basics - NREL Energy Basics - Stanford Sustainability Factsheet - UMich [Source: Katie Kross]
  • Podcasts
    Catalyst - climate tech pod with Shayle Kann Columbia Energy Exchange - columbia energy exchange Currents - Norton Rose project finance podcast Cleaning Up - energy/climate pod with Michael Liebreich My Climate Journey - climate podcast interviewing founders Climate Now- 30 minute episodes on climate Energy Impact - experts on energy policy and project finance Zero - Bloomberg podcast on climate with Akshat Rathi Invested in Climate - podcast on climate investing Switched ON - BNEF's pod Twenty Minute VC - 20 min interviews with venture investors and founders You Should Know This - BCC Research 30 min on innovations + interviewing experts [Source: CTVC]
  • Social Media Accounts
    Jigar Shah - Head of DOE Loan Programs Jack Andreasen - Breakthrough carbon markets Shayle Kann - Partner at Energy Impact Partners Jesse Jenkins - Energy policy, Princeton Leah Stokes - Energy policy Apoorv Bhargava - WeaveGrid James Frith - batteries, Volta Energy Tech Nat Bullard - BNEF Shanu Matthew - ESG, Lazard Sophie Purdom - CTVC [Source: CTVC]
  • Communities
    We recommend joining one of these communities as you go on your climate career path: Work on Climate - free, membership form for Slack group required, a few thousand active participants. Work on Climate also has an excellent wiki and free expert office hours. College to Climate - for university students and recent grads, College to Climate is empowering the next generation of climate professionals through its flagship Launchpad program, monthly meetups, and online Slack community. To learn more visit: Energy Terminal - founded by a team of Duke students, Energy Terminal is on a mission is to build the next generation of energy leaders and to catalyze youth involvement in energy by providing student-focused content, community, and career resources to inspire, empower, and enable people to create their unique impact.
  • Job & Internship Postings
    Ed Carley’s Clean Energy & Sustainability jobs list (email list) DayawayCareers Young Professionals in Energy Job Board Energy Folks Job List Climatebase Job Board Green Jobs Network Work on Climate Slack Channel CTVC Job Board [Source: Katie Kross]
  • Opportunities for Diverse Professionals
    Roger ArlinerYoung (RAY) Diversity Fellowship Empowering Diversity in Clean Tech (EDICT) Internship Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) Equity Diversity Inclusion Fellowship GreenBiz Emerging Leaders [Source: Katie Kross]
  • People
    Bryan Koen - Asst. Director for Students - Carl Thompson - Senior Career Specialist -
  • Groups & Newsletters
    Duke University Energy LinkedIn Network Duke Career Center Informational Interview Guide Nicholas Institute Newsletter Duke Energy, Environment, and Sustainability Career Hub
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