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  • November 13, 2012
    Neighbors slash energy waste in do-it-yourself, grassroots programs
    News from Behavior, Energy & Climate Change conference
    Two community-based, hands-on programs to help consumers reduce energy use have resulted in impressive results, though data is preliminary and slight in both cases.
  • 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 12, 2012
    Energy efficiency wins big in California election, but debate looms over dividing $2.5 billion
    A ballot initiative to increase taxes on corporations that sell products in California but have few employees in the state faced scant opposition. The real fight, says PEEC director James Sweeney, lies ahead in the state legislature: dividing up $2.5 billion intended for energy efficiency projects in government buildings.
  • 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.
  • September 14, 2012
    Stanford Faculty Awarded $2.2 Million for Innovative Energy Research
    Stanford Report
    Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy (PIE), TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy and Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC) have awarded nine faculty seed grants totaling $2.2 million for promising new research in clean technology and energy efficiency.
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