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Larry Smarr presents on how information technology can help reduce greenhouse gas levels and transform the world from a high-carbon to a low-carbon economy.
Date: 04/29/2010
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Climate Change
Speaking at Andrews Air Force Base on March 31, 2010, President Obama highlights the vigorous actions taken thus far by his administration on the issue of Energy Security, and outlines broad future plans which include expanded offshore oil and gas exploration, and the revival of nuclear activities.
Date: 03/31/2010
Type: Video
“Reinventing Fire” aims to create a clear and practical vision of a fossil-fuel-free future for the United States, backed up by quantitative analysis, and to map a pathway to achieve that future, led largely by business.
Date: 03/17/2010
Type: Slides, Video
India announces a $1 clean energy tax per ton of coal and a 5 percent import tax reduction on renewable energy in order to boost cleantech investments.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog
Although it will take years for renewables to overtake existing energy sources, energy efficiency is one of many strategies to speed this transition.
Date: 03/09/2010
Type: Blog
China plans to spend billions on research and on building nuclear and renewable energy plants as part of a plan to have clean energy account for 15 percent of total consumption.
Date: 03/02/2010
Type: News
The fiscal year 2011 budget includes investment in advanced science, research, and innovation as well as improvements in energy efficiency.
Date: 02/02/2010
Type: News
India drafts a National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) specifying eight missions including solar capacity, energy efficiency, and sustainability.
Date: 01/29/2010
Type: News
Robert Ayers, co-author of the book "Crossing the Energy Divide" discusses how inefficiently the American economy uses energy and how this might be improved.
Date: 01/19/2010
Type: Blog

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