Energy Transition

Energy Transition

Details  Know what problem you are working on.
Sustainability isn't the problem. The problem is changing unsustainable energy and material use.
Tags    Energy Transition 
The Problem is Un-Sustainability

The Problem is Un-Sustainability

Details  Specify the project requirements.
How do you define sustainability? Transition Engineering involves a shift of perspective from adding more sustainable options to shifting unsustainable energy and material production.
Tags    Wicked Problem 

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About Transition Engineering

About Transition Engineering

Details  The next big challenge for all engineering fields is handling wicked problems. Wicked problems are successful and profitable engineered systems that are also unsustainable. Our energy and material systems provide huge benefits and conveniences, and they make money. But they also are unsustainable, incur unacceptable external costs, and pose environmental and social risks. Transition Engineering is emerging to deal with wicked problems. The 7-step approach results in innovative transition shift projects. Explore the Knowledge and Training resources where GATE members share experience with innovating, engineering and managing transition shift projects. 
Members of GATE

Members of GATE

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Affiliate - Anyone can create a free account
Associate - Students and professionals in Engineering or other disciplines can create an account, engage in activities and gain access to training
Member - Engineers in any discipline with work experience in shift projects can create an account, engage in activities, gain access to training and lodge an application for MGATE standing

Tags    Shift Projects 
GATE Organization

GATE Organization

Details  Pervasive risks of un-sustainability pose challenges in all disciplines.We don't need another interest group, but we do need urgent action. All engineering disciplines are responsible for the projects that will change engineered systems to prevent what is preventable. We are inspired by history - 100 years ago 62 engineers in New York got together and started what would become Safety Engineering, and that action has changed the world. Now, we will change the future - one engineering project at a time. GATE is a peer-to-peer organization set up to facilitate the agile learning needed for the emergence of a new discipline - Transition Engineering.