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WGSI Affiliates Attend 2012 Future Of Energy Summit

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

As our global energy system changes, so does the energy technology sector. But how do we keep this transformation moving? How can governments and businesses work together to continue this progress? Through supporting each other, how can they act as leaders in the clean energy arena? On June 8th... more

Driving on the Impact Highway

Friday, June 1, 2012

From Qatar to Canada, Iceland to India, an engaged group of Forum Associates and key Advisors from last June's Equinox Summit: Energy 2030 have been leading implementation initiatives for a low-carbon energy future. This group is actively working across international borders to create... more

Behind the Scenes, Day 3, Part II: a Tough Day, a Personal Request

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Graeme Stemp-Morlock 6:30pm -8:00pm. June 8, 2011 Energy 2030 Working Sessions   Delegates spent the day trying to distill the transformational elements of several exciting new technologies, while the steering committee challenged them to focus on key levers that they could push... more

Behind the Scenes, Day 3, Part I: New Thinking on Nuclear Energy

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Graeme Stemp-Morlock 9:00 am - 5:30 pm, June 8, 2011 Energy 2030 Working Sessions   Walt Patterson, a visiting fellow in the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex, England and a WGSI advisor, fired a warning shot across the bow of the nuclear industry this morning in... more

Behind Closed Doors Day 2: Here Comes the Sun

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Graeme Stemp-Morlock 9 am - 6:45 pm. June 6, 2011 Energy 2030 Working Sessions It was overcast outside, but the sun still caught the attention of delegates today. New nanoscience solar panels could cause a major revolution in energy. Imagine 3 billion people with electricity…but no... more

Behind Closed Doors, Day 1: Going Big with Meltdown-Proof Nuclear

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Graeme Stemp-Morlock 9 am-6 pm. June 6, 2011 Energy 2030 Working Sessions I’m sitting here amongst scientific giants and the eco-leaders of tomorrow, in search of the inside track on absolutely all the renewable, low carbon, game-changing energy innovations we can pack into three days... more

Bench-Pressing India: The Real Cost of Your Daily Energy

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Ahhh...a nice hot shower in the morning! Notwithstanding my mother's admirably spartan cold showers, I think this is the definition of "civilization". (Not surprisingly, my mother is also fond of "ice swimming"; I just have visions of the thermal shock of such a "polar... more

12 Weird Ways We Can Get Energy

Friday, May 13, 2011

"So crazy it just might work": Viable or not, these oddball ideas might just represent the kind of creativity that will lead to a sustainable energy breakthrough: Surprising solar The fuel: Solar power beamed from space How we can get it: Solar panels in geostationary orbit... more

How Modern Garbage Is Morphing into Gas

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Most people want to eliminate waste energy. In fact most people want to eliminate waste, period. But, where some people see lemons, a group of innovative entrepreneurs see lemons…albeit stinky lemons rotting inside garbage bags at municipal landfills. Yes, there is a move to turn our... more

Two Sides Speak on the War for Wind Power

Friday, April 29, 2011

One of the most hotly debated green technologies is wind. And while harnessing it for energy has been around since the age of sailboats and windmills, industrial scale wind farms raise a whole new set of issues. Here in two separate interviews are two experts with differing views on harnessing... more

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