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Videos from UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency, May 1-2, 2013  

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For the first time on record in human history, the monthly global average concentration of carbon dioxide — the most important global warming pollutant that takes centuries to be removed from the atmosphere — surpassed 400 parts per million in March of this year, according to government data.
Date: 05/06/2015
Type: Article
Technologies: Climate Change
Burning natural gas to generate electricity releases about half as much carbon dioxide as burning coal, but such a benefit can be offset by accidental methane leakage during drilling and transmission. A new measuring system can help minimize accidental methane releases.
Date: 12/14/2012
Type: Article
Technologies: Climate Change, Utilities
Former President Bill Clinton spoke at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. He covers the importance of renewable energy and energy efficiency, among other topics.
Date: 08/13/2012
Type: Article
Over a dozen US companies are investing up to $140 billion in tackling climate change by using energy efficient technology.
Date: 07/28/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
Global climate change may be drastically altering cloud formation in the mid-latitude sky, producing noctilucent clouds.
Date: 07/16/2009
Type: Blog
Technologies: Climate Change
Video from the National Clean Energy Summit.
Date: 08/10/2009
Type: Event, Video
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Energy Efficiency, Game Changer: Unconventional Gas & Oil and the Energy Landscape brought together experts to discuss how to manage the controversial method of hydraulic fracturing.
Date: 03/13/2014
Type: News
International leaders discuss the status of renewable energy in their countries as well as future goals at the World Future Energy Summit.
Date: 01/18/2010
Type: News
Hundreds of businesses including eBay and Nestle back federal rules to cut emissions and encourage a switch away from coal to renewable energy.
Date: 08/03/2015
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change
'No on Prop 23' buttons.
Martin Chavez, director of ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA, says that passage of California's Proposition 23 would hamper local governments' efforts to create green jobs and foster business development through clean and energy-efficient technology industries.
Date: 11/01/2010
Type: Blog

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