I had the distinct pleasure this past Tuesday of moderating a panel of top experts on clean tech and the state of its global development: Clean Energy For All was a part of the “Fueling Our Future” series at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs where I teach. Our guests were Travis Bradford, from SIPA and the Prometheus Institute; Vignesh Gowrishankar, from NRDC; and Minoru Takada from the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative. CGA’s Dean, Vera Jelinek, welcomed our guests and the full house of audience members. Continue reading
The first part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) has been out for a couple of weeks. Looking at the physical science, AR5 covers the full range of how greenhouse gases are changing the face of our planet.
One area that is getting more attention this time around is the ocean. As you can see here, for instance, as carbon Continue reading