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Evaluating US Energy Technology

Oct 07, 2009
exas now ranks highest among states for wind capacity, according to the American Wind Energy Association. Pictured: Green Mountain Energy Wind Farm, near Fluvanna, Texas. (Public domain)

America may be drawing down its oil reserves, but there seems to be no shortage of arguments over how the U.S. might meet its future energy needs. One reason: the facts themselves need to be reliably ferreted out, along with the costs and consequences of possible solutions.

Adding the People Factor

Jun 11, 2009

Now that environmental scientists have a good understanding of why our climate’s changing, how can they help us prepare for a warming world? This is the question posed by Michael Prather, Fred Kavli Chair and Professor of Earth Science at the University of California, Irvine.

Knowledge Connection

Mar 17, 2009

In the 1990s, a young Stanford chemical engineering professor named Alice P. Gast began participating in a program designed for up-and-coming researchers. Now known as the Kavli Frontiers of Science, the program brings together bright young researchers across many fields to exchanges ideas, share experiences, develop friendships and -- when the connection is right -- inspire each other.

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