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.

JGI Science @ the Lesher: "The Future of Fuel"

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The kickoff event of the "JGI Science at the Lesher" series featured a panel consisting of Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) CEO Jay Keasling, DOE Joint Genome Institute Deputy Director Jim Bristow, and DOE JGI Staff Scientist Susannah Tringe, who are developing ways to convert the solar energy stored in plants into liquid transportation fuels. The panel was moderated by KTVU Channel 2 Health and Science Editor John Fowler moderated a panel consisting of The event took place at the Lesher...

Limits to Growth and concepts of sustainable development

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Paper presented to Revival of Political Economy Conference, Coimbra, Portugal, 21st - 23rd October, 2010. Abstract: Evidence validating Club of Rome models showing Limits to Growth (Turner 2008; Donella H. Meadows et al. 2004; Simmons 2000; Jackson 2009) will be considered. It will be shown that Limits to Growth calls into question key assumptions regarding projected minimal economic costs of per capita Contraction & Convergence strategies for achieving global greenhouse emission...