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George Shultz ‘Walks The Talk’ On Clean Energy

Posted by admin on July 15, 2012 in Clean Energy with 7 Comments

For George Shultz, former U.S. secretary of state, Clean Energy is more than a policy issue. It’s personal. That’s one reason he drives an all-electric Nissan Leaf powered by solar panels on his home rooftop. “You’ve got to walk the talk,” says Shultz, who leads the Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy at Stanford’s Hoover Institution. He is particularly concerned about the impact of Global Warming on the lives of his great-grandchildren. “I’ve got to do what I can to see that they have a decent world,” he says.

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Pyramids — Renewable Energy Source?

Posted by admin on May 23, 2012 in Renewable Energy with 5 Comments

Do Pyramids and other megalithic stone structures capture and transmit energy? Energy capable of powering machines and uplifting human awareness and emotions?

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Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy

Posted by admin on April 28, 2012 in Renewable Energy with 25 Comments

http://www.ted.com What’s the key to using alternative energy, like solar and wind? Storage — so we can have power on tap even when the sun’s not out and the wind’s not blowing. In this accessible, inspiring talk, Donald Sadoway takes to the blackboard to show us the future of large-scale batteries that store Renewable Energy. As he says: “We need to think about the problem differently. We need to think big. We need to think cheap.”

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the “Sixth Sense” wearable tech, and “Lost” producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate

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