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Lec 1 - Scenarios of the Global Climate ...

"Lec 1 - Scenarios of the Global Climate Energy System" (May 23, 2011) Keywan Riahi, acting leader of the Energy Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, discusses in-depth analyses of energy access and emissions controls for various populations and economic situations around the world as well as the practical economic insights generated from scenario comparisons for...
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Lec 2 - Wind, Water and Sunlight

"Lec 2 - Wind, Water and Sunlight" (May 16, 2011) Mark Z. Jacobson, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford, discusses briefly the urgency of moving away from petroleum dependency before elaborating on mechanisms to enable a complete transition to wind, water and sunlight based power sources at a global scale. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Stanford...
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Lec 3 - Low-Energy Building: European De ...

"Lec 3 - Low-Energy Building: European Design and Control" (May 9, 2011) Clas Jacobson, Building Control Systems Specialist at United Technologies, discusses the conditions in Europe that are promoting the development and adoption of highly energy efficient building systems as well as the regulatory and market pressures that are shaping the future these systems. Stanford University...
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Lec 4 - California's Low-Carbon Fuel Sta ...

"Lec 4 - California's Low-Carbon Fuel Standard" (April 13, 2011) Dan Sperling, director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis, and David Stern, Senior Advisor on Advanced Fuels at ExxonMobil, discuss the low-carbon fuel standard in California, moving from a basic definition of the standard to its motivations and effects from the perspectives of an academic researcher and an...
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Lec 5 - Japan and the Future of Nuclear ...

"Lec 5 - Japan and the Future of Nuclear Energy" (April 11, 2011) Burton Richter, director emeritus of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, and Matthew Wald, reporter with the Washington Bureau of The New York Times (joining the seminar from New York via videoconference), discuss the unfolding of events in the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, what vulnerabilities in the system...
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Lec 6 - The Status of Concentrating Sola ...

"Lec 6 - The Status of Concentrating Solar Power Development" (April 4, 2011) Thomas Mancini, Concentrated Solar Power Manager at Sandia National Laboratories, discusses the state of the art in utility-scale concentrated solar power technology and elaborates on various deployments currently operating or planned for construction around the world. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu...
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Lec 7 - Stanford's Energy Story: Present ...

"Lec 7 - Stanford's Energy Story: Present and Future" (March 28, 2011) Fahmida Ahmed, Associate Director of Sustainable Stanford Programs, Joseph Stagner, Executive Director of Sustainable Stanford, and Gerry Hamilton, Associate Director of Facilities Engineering Management at Stanford, discuss the full spectrum of management practices and policies undertaken at Stanford to improve the...
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Lec 8- Transportation and Climate Change

"Lec 8- Transportation and Climate Change" March 7, 2011 Andreas Schafer, director of the Martin Center for Architectural and Urban Studies at the University of Cambridge, discusses the growing impacts of transportation on global climate change due to economic growth and the desire for personal mobility while attempting to answer the question of whether the combined influence of alternative...
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Lec 9 - Global Cookstove Problems

"Lec 9 - Global Cookstove Problems" February 28, 2011 - Ashok Gadgil, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley, discusses the ongoing problems and expanding consequences of inadequate cookstove designs for the developing world and what is being done at Berkeley to address these shortcomings. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Civil and Environmental...
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Lec 10 - Renewable Power Entrepreneurship

"Lec 10 - Renewable Power Entrepreneurship" February 23, 2011 - Bob Skinner, founder of IdeaLab and numerous other Silicon Valley startups, discusses pathways to successful entrepreneurship with an emphasis on clean tech and the necessity of moving to robust commercial solar and renewable energy sources in the imminent future. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu IdeaLab...
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Lec 11 - Canada's Oil Sands, Warts and All

"Lec 11 - Canada's Oil Sands, Warts and All" February 14, 2011 - Bob Skinner, Advisor to Statoil in Canada, discusses the challenges facing the ever growing industry focused on extracting the vast oil sand resources of Canada touching on interwoven difficulties in economic, social and environmental terms. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Statoil http://www.statoil.com...
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Lec 12 - Energy Lessons from the Heartland

"Lec 12 - Energy Lessons from the Heartland" February 7, 2011 - Nancy Jackson, Founder and Chair of the Climate and Energy Project of Kansas, discusses the efforts of her organization to implement broad social changes related to sustainable energy in two focus areas: raising support for the adoption of wind power and converting residential users to more predominately wind-powered energy plans;...
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Lec 13 - Solar Geoengineering to Manage ...

"Lec 13 - Solar Geoengineering to Manage Climate" January 31, 2011 David Keith, Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Calgary, explores possibilities for the intentional alteration of Earth's radiation budget as a means to mitigate risks to Earth's climate and human society in the face of insufficient or ineffective emissions reduction efforts. Stanford...
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Lec 14 - Cap and Trade in California

"Lec 14 - Cap and Trade in California" January 24, 2011 - Michael Wara, Assistant Professor of Law at Stanford, discusses legal and political aspects of the cap-and-trade approach to greenhouse gas emission reduction recently enacted under Proposition 26 and the implications this may have for California's future role as a leader in legislating climate change action. Stanford University...
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Lec 15 - The Gulf Oil Spill: Where Did A ...

"Lec 15 - The Gulf Oil Spill: Where Did All the Oil Go?" January 10, 2011 - Terry Hazen, head of the Ecology Department and Center for Environmental Biotechnology at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, discusses the involvement of native marine microbes in the degradation of the toxins from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill informed by his research group's field work using recently developed...
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Lec 16 - New York and Climate Change

"Lec 16 - New York and Climate Change" January 3, 2011 - Rohit Aggarwala, Director of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability for New York City from 2006-2010, discusses the content, history and execution of PlaNYC, New York's award-winning sustainability efforts in addition to addressing the challenges facing other major cities of the world. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu...
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Lec 17 - AB32 and Proposition 23

"Lec 17 - AB32 and Proposition 23" October 20, 2010 - Thomas Steyer, Co-managing parter at Farallon Capital Management, LLC and George P. Shultz, former US Secretary of State and chair of the Energy Policy Task Force, along with a selected panel of students discuss the issues behind Proposition 23 on the Nov 2 California ballot and why passage of this proposition would represent a huge step...
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Lec 18 - Precourt Institute for Energy a ...

"Lec 18 - Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford: The Grand Challenge" October 6, 2010 - The directors of the Precourt Institute for Energy - Lynn Orr (PIE), Zhi-Xun Shen (SIMES), Stacy Bent (TomKat Center), Jim Sweeney (PEEC), Frank Wolak (PESD) and Larry Goulder (SEEPAC) - discuss each of their respective sub-inititiative and projects and how they fit into the over mission of the Precourt...
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Lec 19 - Precourt Institute for Energy a ...

"Lec 19 - Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford: The Grand Challenge" October 6, 2010 - The directors of the Precourt Institute for Energy - Lynn Orr (PIE), Zhi-Xun Shen (SIMES), Stacy Bent (TomKat Center), Jim Sweeney (PEEC), Frank Wolak (PESD) and Larry Goulder (SEEPAC) - discuss each of their respective sub-inititiative and projects and how they fit into the over mission of the Precourt...
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Lec 20 - The Energy Innovation Ecosystem

"Lec 20 - The Energy Innovation Ecosystem" September 29, 2010 - A broad panel of distinguished energy leaders - John Krenicki from GE Energy, Roy Johnson from Calisolar, Dick Swanson from SunPower, and Uma Chowdhry from DuPont, and led by journalist Andrew Revkin - discusses opportunities for businesses and countries to participate in the 'energy innovation ecosystem' needed to sustain the...
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Lec 21 - Climate Change and Global Prosp ...

"Lec 21 - Climate Change and Global Prosperity" (June 2, 2010) Hal Harvey, Chief Executive of ClimateWorks, discusses the urgency of mitigating climate change as well as how to craft and implement approaches to the problem that achieve results, and the costs of delaying action. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu ClimateWorks: http://www.climateworks.org/ Stanford Energy...
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Lec 22 - Does Biochar Deliver Carbon-Neg ...

"Lec 22 - Does Biochar Deliver Carbon-Negative Energy?" (May 19, 2010) Johannes Lehmann, Associate Professor of soil biogeochemistry at Cornell University, discusses the characteristics of naturally occurring terra preta including its agricultural and carbon sequestering benefits and then turns to considering the factors involved with implementation industrial biochar systems for large-scale...
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Lec 23 - Nuclear Regulation in Our Era

"Lec 23 - Nuclear Regulation in Our Era" (May 18, 2010) Gregory Jaczko, Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, provides an impartial overview of the current regulatory environment for the maintenance and construction of large-scale nuclear power facilities in the United States with historical perspectives on major disasters and the lessons learned for provision of safe, clean...
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Lec 24 - Global Transition to Electric V ...

"Lec 24 - Global Transition to Electric Vehicles" (May 12, 2010) Joe Paluska, Vice President of Communications for Better Place, an electric vehicle service company, discusses their recent efforts to establish highly serviceable fleets, including battery-switchable taxis, in tests markets in Japan and Denmark as well as to spur the development of the necessary and appropriate support...
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Lec 25 - Nuclear Power: How, Why, Barriers

"Lec 25 - Nuclear Power: How, Why, Barriers" (May 5, 2010) Burton Richter, Emeritus Director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, discusses the role of nuclear power in the future world energy portfolio and the United States in specific by framing the problems of proliferation, waste disposal, pollution, safety - including remarks on Chernobyl and Three-Mile Island - and the fundamental...
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Lec 26 - Making Large Scale Solar Work

"Lec 26 - Making Large Scale Solar Work" (April 28, 2010) Margot Gerritsen, Associate Professor of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford, discusses the recent upswing in the development of large-scale solar projects, with elaboration on fast-track projects, the political, economic and financial barriers to implementation, and utility integration along with several current case project...
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Lec 27 - Fuels from Sunlight Using Nano- ...

"Lec 27 - Fuels from Sunlight Using Nano-Materials" (April 21, 2010) Tom Jaramillo, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Stanford, discusses technical advances in nano-materials that enable the direct production of hydrocarbon, alcohol, and hydrogen fuels from sunlight, water, and atmospheric CO2. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Stanford Nanotechnology Engineering...
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Lec 28 - Consumer Responses to Electric ...

"Lec 28 - Consumer Responses to Electric Vehicles" (April 14, 2010) Tom Turrentine, Director of UC Davis's Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research Center, discusses recent anthropological research on changes in consumer behavior in response to the recent rapidly growing and changing alternative-fuel vehicle market and how these responses may be shaped by perceptions of the social and political...
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Lec 29- The Way Forward with Electric Drive

"Lec 29- The Way Forward with Electric Drive" (April 7, 2010) Lee Schipper, Senior Research Engineer at Stanford's Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, leads a panel of guest speakers assembled from the automotive industry and academia (Tesla Motors, Honda, Toyota, Volkswagen, Pi Mobility, UC Berkeley) in a free-ranging discussion of current and future developments in consumer-scale alternative...
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Lec 30 - The Future of EVs

"Lec 30 - The Future of EVs" (March 31, 2010) Sherif Marakby, Director of Electrification Programs and Engineering at Ford Motor Company, discusses recent technological advances made by Ford in the realm of vehicle electrification, including hybrids, plug-in hybrids and full-battery electric vehicles, as well as Ford's strategy to make electrification a growing and sustainable part of its...
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Lec 31 - China's Influence on Solar Energy

"Lec 31 - China's Influence on Solar Energy" (March 3, 2010) Reyad Fezzani, CEO of BP Solar, discusses recent technological and business advances made by Chinese engineers and companies in relation to the clean energy sector with a particular emphasis on the solar photovoltaic industry. He also explains how BP Solar is leveraging its relationships with Chinese partners to help advance the...
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Lec 32 - COP15 and the Stanford Student ...

"Lec 32 - COP15 and the Stanford Student Experience" (February 24, 2010) Stephen Schneider, Professor of Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies at Stanford, and Karim Farhat, graduate student in Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford, discuss their experiences attending the COP15 climate summit in Copenhagen as part of a delegation from Stanford that included 37 students. Stanford...
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Lec 33 - The Energy Challenge and the Ca ...

"Lec 33 - The Energy Challenge and the Case for Fusion" (February 17, 2010) Chris Llewellyn Smith, Vice President of the Royal Society and Visiting Professor at Oxford, discusses the advantages of fusion power for meeting the future energy needs of a still growing and modernizing world population with special emphasis on the technical challenges of tokamak fusion facilities, in particular the...
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Lec 34 - Controlling Climate Change Afte ...

"Lec 34 - Controlling Climate Change After Copenhagen" (February 10, 2010) Bert Metz, former co-chair of the IPCC Working Group on Mitigation of Climate Change and advisor to the European Climate Foundation, discusses the implications of the poor results of the 2009 Copenhagen Summit along with his new book, Controlling Climate Change, which provides an unbiased and comprehensive overview of...
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Lec 35 - More Than 50% Wind on the Grid

"Lec 35 - More Than 50% Wind on the Grid" (February 3, 2010) Marija Ilic, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, discusses discusses applications of systems thinking and automation from computer engineering to the problem of sustainable electricity delivery services on a national grid level. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Electrical...
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Lec 36 - Transmission Siting Issues

"Lec 36 - Transmission Siting Issues" (January 27, 2010) Suedeen Kelly, former commissioner with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, discusses from a regulatory perspective the multi-layered complexities in reforming the large-scale electricity distribution infrastructure in the United States and provides suggestions for how to overcome the political and practical roadblocks to...
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Lec 37 - U.S. Shale Gas

"Lec 37 - U.S. Shale Gas" (January 20, 2010) John Curtis, Professor of Geochemistry and Director of the Potential Gas Agency at the Colorado School of Mines, discusses a broad range of perspectives on the state of U.S. shale gas reserves and resources along with the industries and technologies that are involved in extracting and bringing these energy resources to market. Stanford University...
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Lec 38 - Demystifying and De-Jargoning t ...

"Lec 38 - Demystifying and De-Jargoning the Smart Grid" January 13, 2010 - Efran Ibrahim, Technical Executive at the Electric Power Research Institute, engages the rapidly evolving discussion around the Smart Grid by separating core issues involved in system development and implementation from abundant hype and speculation, a perspective based on his experience with EPRI's seminal Intelligrid...
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Lec 39 - Global Climate Architectural Policy

"Lec 39 - Global Climate Architectural Policy" January 6, 2010 - John Weyant, Professor of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, discusses global climate policy agreements in the context of the Copenhagen climate summit and explores what aspects of these agreements warrant modification or wholesale restructuring within the realm of realistic political feasibility....
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Lec 40 - Communicating Climate Science i ...

"Lec 40 - Communicating Climate Science in a Changing Media Landscape" December 2, 2009 - Heidi Cullen, Director of Communications and Senior Research Scientist at Climate Central, discusses the current shifting state of the U.S. media landscape in relation to the issue of climate change, and emphasizes possible pathways for improving public understanding of environmental and climate science....
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Lec 41 - Solar Energy at Scale

"Lec 41 - Solar Energy at Scale" (November 18, 2009) John Benner, Manager of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Electronic Materials and Devices research group, discusses the factors and bottlenecks involved in scaling various photovoltaic technologies to national and international production scales. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu National Renewable Energy Laboratory...
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Lec 42 - Solar Cell Technology in 2009 a ...

"Lec 42 - Solar Cell Technology in 2009 and Beyond" (November 11, 2009) Michael McGehee, Professor and Director of the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics at Stanford, discusses the state-of-the-art in currently competing solar photovoltaic technologies, including the future prospects and potential problems involved with each. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Center...
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Lec 43 - Solar Photovoltaic Installation ...

"Lec 43 - Solar Photovoltaic Installation and Financing" (November 4, 2009) Lyndon Rive, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SolarCity, discusses the business model and future prospects of his rapidly growing company, which concentrates on installing affordable photovoltaic systems for residential customers using a unique financing model. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu...
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Lec 44 - Economic Analysis of the Solar ...

"Lec 44 - Economic Analysis of the Solar Industry" (October 28, 2009) Annie Hazlehurst, graduate student at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and in the E-IPER program, discusses the current state and future of the solar photovoltaic industry from an economic and business perspective with a specific focus on when the price of photovoltaic-generated electricity will be competitive with...
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Lec 45 - Sustainable Energy Systems: Sca ...

"Lec 45 - Sustainable Energy Systems: Scale, Tradeoffs, and Co-Benefits" October 14, 2009 - Sally Benson, director of the Global Climate and Energy Project, Pamela Matson, dean of the Stanford School of Earth Sciences, Lynn Orr, director of the Precourt Institute for Energy, Stephen Schneider, Stanford professor of Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, James Sweeney, director of the Precourt...
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Lec 46 - U.S. Energy Future: Transportat ...

"Lec 46 - U.S. Energy Future: Transportation Fuels" September 30, 2009 - Michael Ramage, former executive vice president of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, and James Sweeney, professor of economics at Stanford University, discuss the conclusions of the National Academy of Sciences report entitled America's Energy Future with a focus on the sections dealing with liquid...
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Lec 47 - Greenhouse Gas Emissions From O ...

"Lec 47 - Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Oil Substitutes" September 23, 2009 - Adam Brandt, assistant professor of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University, discusses the results of a model-based comparison of the economic and systemic impacts of greenhouse gas emissions from various non-petroleum energy sources. Stanford University http://www.stanford.edu Department of Energy...
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Lec 48 - Carbon Sequestration & Natural ...

"Lec 48 - Carbon Sequestration & Natural Gas Extraction" May 20, 2009 - Mark Zoback, professor in the Department of Geophysics, Stanford University, discusses recent developments in natural gas extraction that enable cost-effective carbon capture and storage to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. The Energy Seminar meets during the academic year on Wednesdays, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. For a listing of...
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Lec 49 - LIFE: Laser Initial Fusion Ener ...

"Lec 49 - LIFE: Laser Initial Fusion Energy System" May 13, 2009 - Ed Moses, principal associate director of the National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, discusses current laser inertial fusion energy technology and its potential to scale up to nationwide energy production in the next 10 years. The Energy Seminar meets during the academic year on Wednesdays, 4:15 to...
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Lec 50 - Adaptation to Climate Change

"Lec 50 - Adaptation to Climate Change" May 6, 2009 - Lisa Schipper, research fellow at the Stockholm Environmental Institute, discusses theories connecting climate change adaptation to international development, and how they relate to concrete changes being implemented in southeast Asia and elsewhere. The Energy Seminar meets during the academic year on Wednesdays, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. For a...
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Lec 51 - Benefits of a Restructured Elec ...

"Lec 51 - Benefits of a Restructured Electric Industry" April 29, 2009 - Frank Wolak, senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, discusses restructuring of the electricity industry in the U.S. using examples from California and explains the problems involved in energy market design. The Energy Seminar meets during the academic year on Wednesdays, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m....
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Lec 52 - Killers Apps for the Smart Grid

"Lec 52 - Killers Apps for the Smart Grid" April 22, 2009 - Scott McGaraghan, director of business development for EnerNOC, Inc., discusses current and developing technologies to maximize the potential energy saving benefits of local and national-level smart grid systems. The Energy Seminar meets during the academic year on Wednesdays, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. For a listing of upcoming Energy Seminar...
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Lec 53 - Renewable Energy and the Economy

"Lec 53 - Renewable Energy and the Economy" April 1, 2009 - Dan Arvizu, director of the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, discusses the current state of renewable energy technology and implementation in the U.S., as well as potential advancements in the near future. The Energy Seminar meets during the academic year on Wednesdays, 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. For a listing of...
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Lec 54 - Global Coal Market

"Lec 54 - Global Coal Market" March 4, 2009, Richard Morse states that coal is the largest growing source of energy and that regulation and policy are beginning to play a larger role in the economy of coal power. Morse also discusses the heavy reliance on coal by developing countries and the need to understand and evaluate all mitigation options. Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment...
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Lec 55 - Nuclear Sustainability and Clim ...

"Lec 55 - Nuclear Sustainability and Climate Change" February 25, 2009 lecture by Jacques Bouchard for the Woods Energy Seminar (ENERGY301). In his talk "Can Nuclear Energy be a Sustainable Contribution to Address Climate Change Concerns? The French Experience," Jacques Bouchard gives a comprehensive overview of France's development and innovation of nuclear energy technology. The Woods...
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Lec 56 - Sequestering CO2 in the Built E ...

"Lec 56 - Sequestering CO2 in the Built Environment" February 18, 2009 lecture by Brent Constanz for the Woods Energy Seminar (ENERGY301). In his talk "A Pathway for Widespread Utilization of Geothermal Energy--the Roles of Multi-scale Resource and Technology Research and Systems Analysis," Brent Constanz states that concrete is the most used product worldwide next to water and he suggests...
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Lec 57 - A Pathway for Widespread Geothe ...

"Lec 57 - A Pathway for Widespread Geothermal Energy" February 11, 2009 lecture by Jefferson Tester for the Woods Energy Seminar (ENERGY301). In his talk "A Pathway for Widespread Utilization of Geothermal Energy--the Roles of Multi-scale Resource and Technology Research and Systems Analysis," Tester talks about the benefits and challenges of harnessing geothermal energy, and he asserts that...
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Lec 58 - Smart Grids & Decarbonizing the ...

"Lec 58 - Smart Grids & Decarbonizing the Power Sector" February 5, 2009 lecture by Nicholas Jenkins for the Woods Energy Seminar (ENERGY301). In his talk "Smart Grids and De-Carbonising the Power Sector," Jenkins discusses the progress and implementation of smart power grids using cost-effective analysis. The Woods Energy Seminar is an interdisciplinary series of talks primarily by...
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Lec 59 - Renewable Ocean Energy Conversi ...

"Lec 59 - Renewable Ocean Energy Conversion Systems" January 28, 2009 lecture by Julie Young for the Woods Energy Seminar (ENERGY301). In her talk "Renewable Ocean Energy Conversion Systems: Advancing State-of-the-Art," Young discusses renewable ocean energy technologies. The Woods Energy Seminar is an interdisciplinary series of talks primarily by Stanford experts on a broad range of energy...
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Lec 60 - Sustainable Aviation

"Lec 60 - Sustainable Aviation" January 21, 2009 lecture by Ilan Kroo for the Woods Energy Seminar (ENERGY301). In his talk "Future Air Transportation and the Environment," Kroo discusses the impact of aviation on the environment and the idea of "sustainable" aviation. The Woods Energy Seminar is an interdisciplinary series of talks primarily by Stanford experts on a broad range of energy...
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Lec 61 - New Ways for Regulating Greenho ...

"Lec 61 - New Ways for Regulating Greenhouse Gases" January 14, 2009 lecture by David Victor for the Woods Energy Seminar (ENERGY301). In his talk "New Ways to Think About Regulating Greenhouse Gasses," Victor discusses the need for an international and universal regulation on greenhouse gas emissions and he posits that the nature of the climate problem has been erroneously placed on...
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Lec 62 - The Real Story on Fuel Economy

"Lec 62 - The Real Story on Fuel Economy" January 7, 2009 lecture by Lee Schipper for the Woods Energy Seminar (ENERGY301). In his talk "When the Rubber Hits the Road: The Real Story on Fuel Economy in the US and other Developed Countries, with Implications for Developing Asia," Schipper discusses better and more realistic fuel economy options in the US and other industrialized nations. The...
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Lec 63 - Solar Thermal Power

"Lec 63 - Solar Thermal Power" John O'Donnell, energy and climate entrepreneur, discusses solar thermal power. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit the events page at the Woods Institute for the Environment website. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford:...
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Lec 64 - Nanomaterials for Batteries & E ...

"Lec 64 - Nanomaterials for Batteries & Energy Storage" Yi Cui, associate professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University, discusses designing nanomaterials for energy storage, including batteries and supercapacitors. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit the events page at the Woods Institute for the Environment...
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Lec 65 - Marine Energy Technology: Waves ...

"Lec 65 - Marine Energy Technology: Waves and Currents" Margot Gerritsen, associate professor of Energy Resource Engineering at Stanford University, discusses the viability of marine energy technology. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit the events page at the Woods Institute for the Environment website. Stanford University:...
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Lec 66 - William McDonough on Eco-Friend ...

"Lec 66 - William McDonough on Eco-Friendly Design" William McDonough, founder of design firm William McDonough + Partners and author of Cradle to Cradle, discusses environmentally friendly design. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit the events page at the Woods Institute for the Environment website. Stanford University:...
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Lec 67 - Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics

"Lec 67 - Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics" Michael McGehee, associate professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University, and Alan Sellinger, consulting professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University, discuss the Center for Advanced Molecular Photovoltaics. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit...
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Lec 68 - Equitable Climate Solutions: St ...

"Lec 68 - Equitable Climate Solutions: Stephen Pacala" Stephen Pacala, professor of Biology and director of the Princeton Environmental Institute at Princeton University, discusses equitable solutions of the climate and carbon problem. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit the events page at the Woods Institute for the Environment website....
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Lec 69 - The Future of Oil

"Lec 69 - The Future of Oil" Roland Horne, Thomas Davies Barrow Professor in the School of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, discusses the future of oil. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit the events page at the Woods Institute for the Environment website. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ Woods Institute for the...
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Lec 70 - Evaluating Energy Solutions to ...

"Lec 70 - Evaluating Energy Solutions to Climate Change" Mark Jacobson, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University, discusses proposed energy solutions to climate change, air pollution and energy security. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit the events page at the Woods Institute for the Environment website....
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Lec 71 - Overcoming the Resource Curse

"Lec 71 - Overcoming the Resource Curse" Terry Karl, Gildred Professor of Latin American Studies and professor of Political Science at Stanford University, discusses overcoming the resource curse. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit the events page at the Woods Institute for the Environment website. Stanford University:...
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Lec Last - The New Geopolitics of Energy

"Lec Last - The New Geopolitics of Energy" Michael Klare, the Five College Professor of Peace & World Security Studies at Hampshire College, discusses the new geopolitics of energy. The Energy Seminar meets weekly during the academic year. For a list of upcoming talks, visit the events page at the Woods Institute for the Environment website. Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/...

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