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Ernie Moniz

DOE's Moniz: Research on behavior essential to meeting climate and energy goals, despite funding difficulties

When new energy technologies are developed, how do you get people to use them? What market conditions are necessary for their adoption? How do you motivate consumers to use energy more efficiently?
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George Loewenstein

Evolution of human emotions inhibits response to climate change, says Loewenstein at BECC

Getting people to act in ways that could lessen climate change faces an uphill battle due in large part to behavioral economics, a founder of the field said at the Behavior, Energy & Climate Change conference.
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2014's Most and Least Energy Efficient States

Energy constitutes one of the biggest expenses for consumers. The average American household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills, almost half of which goes to heating and cooling expenses.
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PEEC's Carrie Armel discuses Energy Sensors & Behavior (ARPA-E) project with students

Armel talked about the newest venture, called "The Energy Whisperer," a digital media project featuring character Sergio Outletta and his sidekick Thermie.
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Events

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  • Jan 16 - March 13, 2015
    Sustainable Transportation Seminar Series
    Stanford, CA
  • The Sustainable Transportation Seminar series is designed to foster a community of faculty, researchers and students around the theme of sustainable transportation policy, systems and solutions.
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Vail  Global Energy Forum
  • March 13-15, 2015
    Vail Global Energy Forum
    Boulder, CO
  • The Vail Global Energy Forum will bring together government leaders, such as U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and his official counterparts from Canada and Mexico, as well as thought leaders from business and academia to discuss the rise of North America as a global energy powerhouse and the future of clean power and transportation.
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    June 25, 2015

    Stanford, CA
  • The Silicon Valley Energy Summit explores best practices, upcoming technologies, government regulation and energy policy. Convened by Stanford University’s Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, SVES traditionally benefits more than 500 investors, facilities managers, regulators, researchers and others dealing with energy economics and environmental impacts.
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    Oct 18-21, 2015

    Behavior, Energy & Climate Conference
    Sacramento, CA
  • A conference focused on understanding the behavior and decision-making of individuals and organizations and on using that knowledge to accelerate our transition to an energy-efficient and low-carbon future.
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