Energy Colloquium

Tuesday, September 30
How to Think about Energy and Climate

George P. Shultz

E51-115, Wong Auditorium
4:30 PM, Reception to follow

Monday, October 6
The Growth Imperative: Plotting a Sustainable Energy Future for India
Jairam Ramesh
Former Indian Minister for Rural Development, Visiting Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School

Faculty Focus

Preaching To The Choir? Beyond The People’s Climate March
via WBUR
MIT Professor Christopher R. Knittel views on addressing climate change.

Soft design for a sustainable world: Pioneer Sheila Kennedy

In the News

Molten metal batteries aimed at the grid
via The BBC
MIT's Don Sadoway and his team have invented a battery that could help smooth the power supply from renewable energy sources.

Urban Energy Systems and Women in Energy – two themes woven together as C3E symposium gets underway

Around Campus

Big Data Cuts Buildings' Energy Use
via The Wall Street Journal
Sensors and Analytic Software Help Make Buildings More Efficient

DOE Backs MIT Spin-Out
Keystone Towers, managed in part by MIT’s Alex Slocum, is producing a method to help spread wind power.

Game Changers

Game Changers Explores A Cheaper, Cleaner, and More Secure National Energy System
New Stanford-MIT book puts focus on the need for energy innovation R&D.
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