GREEN REVOLUTION: CITYCAR

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Lisa Van Pay of the National Science Foundation meets with Will Lark, an MIT graduate student working on the CityCar project. The two discuss the technologies that make this vehicle unique and explore the relationship between art, science, and design. The CityCar team hopes that their ideas will some day be part of the solution to problems common to many cities: pollution, traffic and lack of green space. This story allows the viewer to see how researchers identify problems, build models to...

To What Degree? What Science is Telling Us About Climate Change

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How do we know the climate is changing? How do we know what's causing it? Some of the world's leading climate scientists explore the science behind the headlines in this lively documentary.

Modeling Our Climate's Future

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UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science professor Amy Clement discusses how scientists use models to forecast future climate change.

Energy Innovation/Smart Grid

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Jason Bordoff is the Associate Director for Energy and Climate Change at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Prior to joining CEQ, he was Policy Director of the Hamilton Project, an economic policy initiative housed at The Brookings Institution committed to promoting more broadly shared prosperity. Jason has written on a broad range of economic policy matters, with a focus on climate and energy, trade and globalization, and tax policy. His publications include "Path to...

Jim Tiedje at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Jim Tiedje of Michigan State University on "Tackling Metagenomics' Largest Challenge: The Great Prairie Project" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Tom Juenger at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Tom Juenger of the University of Texas at Austin on "The Physiological Changes of Panicum: Exploring Switchgrass Responses to Climate Change" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Christopher Scholin at 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Chris Scholin of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) on "Remote Detection of Marine Microbes in Coastal Waters and the Deep Sea using the Environmental Sample Processor (ESP)" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.

Threading the Climate Needle

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University of Miami Rosenstiel School associate professor Lisa Beal discusses the Agulhas Current off the coast of south Africa and its role in climate change.

Mike Thomashow at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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Mike Thomashow of Michigan State University on "Low Temperature Regulatory Networks Controlling Cold Acclimation in Arabidopsis" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.

Jim Bristow at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting

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DOE JGI Deputy Director Jim Bristow on the Community Sequencing Program at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy and Environment Meeting on March 23, 2011.