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

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A report by the Carbon Disclosure Project shows that many cities around the world are taking big steps to improve their energy efficiency and sustainability, even though nations struggle to forge a global response to climate change.
Date: 06/21/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Climate Change
The Institute for Public Policy Research recommends that the UK government increases their incentives for low-carbon and energy-efficient technologies. Greater manufacturer participation is required for the UK to meet its low-carbon economy goals.
Date: 06/05/2012
Type: Article
Taking a look back at 2009, the author touches upon a variety of issues including energy and climate change policy, the clean tech industry, jobs, and renewable energy.
Date: 12/22/2009
Type: Article
The three major energy challenges in the US are energy security, environmental sustainability, and economic impact.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
A highlight of this year’s summit was the Town-Hall Meeting where audience members engaged in a dialogue with a panel of three energy experts.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
There is no silver bullet to solve the energy efficiency issue.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Technologies: Smart Grid
The standards and research bodies need to work together to set the next generation of standards based on the available technology.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Today, energy efficiency is being used to solve societal and political problems, instead of individual companies trying to make their product cheaper as in the past.
Date: 05/21/2009
Type: Slides, Video
Participants from government, academic, business, and industry discuss possibilities to fact-track widespread adoption of LED lighting, how to overcome current policy inhibitors of adoption, and create new solutions for accelerating adoption of this energy saving technology.
Date: 03/16/2010
Type: Video
Technologies: Lighting & Displays
Both the EPA and the Senate propose to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from the nations largest stationary sources.
Date: 09/30/2009
Type: News
Technologies: Climate Change

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