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Climate and Energy: Uncertainties in Forecasts and the Problems of Scale

Climate and Energy: Uncertainties i...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:01:00 | 1712 views

06/15/2006 4:00 PM Ronald Prinn, SCD '71, TEPCO Professor of Atmospheric Science, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary SciencesDescription: When Ron Prinn spins one -Wheel of Fortune," he arrives at a one in four chance of the ...

Growing Pains - Transitioning to a Sustainable Energy Economy

Growing Pains - Transitioning to a ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:29:00 | 1899 views

11/01/2006 6:00 PM MuseumJohn Heywood, SM '62, PhD '65, Sun Jae Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Stephen Ansolabehere, Professor, Department of Political Science, MIT and Professor of Government, Harvard UniversityDescription: Both ...

The Role of New Technologies in a Sustainable Energy Economy

The Role of New Technologies in a S...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:32:00 | 1564 views

10/25/2006 6:00 PM MuseumDaniel Nocera, The Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy and Professor of Chemistry; ; ; ; Angela Belcher, Germeshausen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Biological EngineeringDescription: No s...

The Challenge: Meeting Global Energy Demands Sustainably

The Challenge: Meeting Global Energ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:35:00 | 1958 views

10/18/2006 6:00 PM MuseumErnest Moniz, Director, MIT Energy Initiative; Kerry Emanuel, '76, PhD '78, Professor of Atmospheric ScienceDescription: Despite their calm demeanors, Kerry Emanuel and Ernie Moniz impart grave and pressing conc...

Changes in the Land: Environmental Stresses and the Terrestrial Biosphere's Capacity to Store Carbon

Changes in the Land: Environmental ...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:19:00 | 2564 views

05/18/2006 4:00 PM 54-923 Ida Green LoungeDr Jerry M Melillo, Co-Director and Senior Scientist The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods HoleDescription: Jerry Melillo bears a formidable burden of knowledge. He studies...

The Purpose of Business

The Purpose of Business

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 00:53:36 | 2455 views

05/02/2006 12:00 PM WongLord John Browne, Group Chief Executive, BP p.l.c.; The Lord Browne of MadingleyDescription: One common view of business makes a sharp distinction between making money and doing good in society. This is a "limit...

Winning the Oil Endgame

Winning the Oil Endgame

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:36:00 | 2051 views

02/27/2006 4:00 PM WongAmory Lovins, Founder and CEO, Rocky Mountain InstituteDescription: Cars, trucks and planes lie at the heart of Amory Lovins plan for kicking the oil habit. We must make all our vehicles both lighter and stronger, ...

The Role of Biomass in America's Energy Future

The Role of Biomass in America's En...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:16:00 | 1423 views

02/02/2006 4:00 PM BartosLee R. Lynd, Professor of Engineering and Adjunct Professor of Biology, Thayer School of Engineering and Department of Biology, Dartmouth College; Professor Extraordinary of Microbiology at the University of Ste...

Nuclear Technology in a Changing World: Have We Reached a Turning Point?

Nuclear Technology in a Changing Wo...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:09:00 | 1969 views

11/03/2005 3:30 PM Stata 123Mohamed ElBaradei, 2005 Nobel Peace Prize; Director General, International Atomic Energy AgencyDescription: We stand at a crossroads, states Mohamed ElBaradei: We can either employ nuclear energy to achieve g...

What Does Current Scientific Research Have to Say About the Present and Future Risks Associated with Hurricanes?

What Does Current Scientific Resear...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:06:00 | 1477 views

10/31/2005 12:00 PM BartosKerry Emanuel, '76, PhD '78, Professor of Atmospheric ScienceDescription: As the costs of Hurricane Katrina continue to spiral higher -- to date, $125 billion in damages and 1,200 deaths _ there's keen interest ...

Energy for the Coming Decades: Trends and Technologies

Energy for the Coming Decades: Tren...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:19:00 | 1391 views

09/22/2005 4:00 PM Kirsch 123Steven E. Koonin, PhD '75, Undersecretary for Science, U.S. Department of EnergyDescription: Steve Koonin's news is decidedly mixed: "The headline is the world is not going to run out of energy any time soon,...

Vegetation Dynamics and the Earth System

Vegetation Dynamics and the Earth S...

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Added over 2 years ago | 01:06:00 | 1811 views

04/07/2005 4:00 PM 26-100Martin Claussen, Professor of Climate Physics, Head of the Climate System Department,; Managing Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam UniversityDescription: Climate change does not unf...