Tom Raftery | The Case For Renewable Energy Usurping Age Old Oil & Gas

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#16 Tom Raftery | A Curious Worldview | SAP Futurist & Innovation Evangelist

Tom Raftery is the Global VP, Futurist, and Innovation Evangelist for SAP, an inspirational keynote speaker and global influencer on how digitization and innovation are creatively disrupting our world.

I first heard Tom feature on Smarter Markets with Erik Townsend and was blown away by his optimistic worldview. True to his Irish roots, he communicated a narrative with charisma that is so often bumbled and fluffed around by his scientific comrades.

Renewable energy has a lot of bad PR working against it. There is certainly merit to being sceptical in the face of change, but since we know that our current energy consumption is destroying the planet why is the green message so hard to swallow?

Tom Raftery Lays Out The Case For Why Renewable Energy Is Already Better Than Oil

In this interview with Tom Raftery we covered the topics below and more!

  • 00:00 – What Is A Futurist?
  • 03:20 – Information Consumption
  • 05:16 – Tom’s Renewable Energy Worldview
  • 22:30 – If Renewables Are Already More Efficient, Why Are They Not Cheaper?
  • 33:54 – What Do You Estimate Is Most Unlikely To Transpire According To Your Worldview?
  • 39:20 – What Is The Most Exciting Innovation You See?
  • 44:07 – What Country Are You Most Bullish On?

Listen To Tom Raftery On A Curious Worldview Podcast With Ryan Faulkner-Hogg

Links To Tom Raftery’s Work. He Is The Host Of Several Podcasts

Watch This Interview With Tom Raftery On Youtube

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