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Energy and Clean Tech Series

The MIT Club of Northern California regularly presents speakers knowlegeable on the topics of clean energy and the environment. This series of recordings has been organized by Doug Spreng and represents some of the latest views and discussions on our energy situation.

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What We KNOW About Climate Change - Prof. Kerry Emanuel - MIT Club of Northern California

What We KNOW About Climate Change -...

Added 7 days ago | 01:29:59 | 78 views

Professor Kerry Emanuel has been known for his "Show me the data!" approach to climate science. In this talk, he will present a long term, evidence-driven view of Earth's climate change, culminating in a discussion of current risks and i...

Pioneers in Clean Technology - Marc Tarpenning - Tesla Motors - MIT Club of Northern California

Pioneers in Clean Technology - Marc...

Added 1 month ago | 01:43:22 | 320 views

Please join us at one of our two convenient locations for this exciting new series which will explore the challenges faced by founders and CEOs of well-known clean tech companies, who will describe the early years of their company. Aime...

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane? - George King, P.E. - MIT Club of Northern California

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane?...

Added 3 months ago | 01:25:32 | 677 views

How does hydraulic fracturing work? Can chemicals in fracturing fluid contaminate fresh water supplies? Can we recycle all the waste water and other fluids from fracturing? What can prevent methane escaping into the atmosphere? Can fract...

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Trends - New Strategies - MIT Club of Northern California

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Tren...

Added 4 months ago | 01:31:06 | 732 views

Investors have learned, sometimes bitterly, that the investment life cycle for certain technology and/or manufacturing-based clean technology companies is not the same as software and information technology. Time horizons are longer and...

 The Materials Genome Initiative - Gerbrand Ceder - MIT Club of Northern California

The Materials Genome Initiative - ...

Added 5 months ago | 01:16:56 | 1572 views

Novel materials design has become a critical capability to address several urgent societal problems. The Materials Genome Project, originally started at MIT (, has as its objective to use high-throughput first princi...

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