January 4, 2013 Sacrifice and luck help Japan survive without nuclear power, Stanford visiting scholar says Stanford News
In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, nuclear-dependent Japan began shutting down its other reactors. Toshiya Okamura, a Tokyo Gas executive and visiting scholar at Stanford's Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, explains how the country survived the summer, and expresses deep concerns about this winter and his country's energy future.
November 12, 2012 How liberals could convince conservatives on climate change News from Behavior, Energy & Climate Change conference
Opposition to action on global warming may seem to be almost a litmus test for Republican Party candidates, but conservative minds could be changed under the right circumstances, according to several experts in the niche field.
November 12, 2012 Energy efficiency experts turning to games for changing behavior News from Behavior, Energy & Climate Change conference
The key to success for online games based on saving energy is to engage people emotionally, researchers and entrepreneurs said Monday at the Behavior, Energy & Climate Change conference.
November 7, 2012 Sustainable Silicon Valley's Call for Solutions competition Sustainable Silicon Valley - EcoCloud
Call for Solutions is a competition that aims at recognizing innovative and ambitious solutions and creating ecosystems of solutions that address long-term sustainability challenges being faced by our planet. Call for Solutions is an opportunity to showcase creative solutions that advance global sustainability and to network with angel investors and VCs who are looking for interesting investment opportunities in this sector and business and sustainability leaders who have put into practice game changing solutions in areas such as water, transportation, fuel, materials, energy, policies, communication and social change.