Tag: efficiency

Two Thoughts on New Energy

Written by | February 20th, 2009

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The $787 billion economic stimulus package passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama includes $45 billion for energy conservation and for developing new, less-polluting energy technologies — funding that far exceeds any previous single appropriation for these purposes. While this action will help reduce carbon emissions and start the United States on […]

Innovation From Crisis Will Save the World

Written by | January 13th, 2009

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It’s sometimes hard to see it, but these are good times in the course of human history. The economic crisis, climate change and the most rapid technological advancement since the Industrial Revolution are converging — and with that convergence comes the paradoxical potential of saving the world from itself and boosting the economic prospects of […]

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