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.
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.
December 1, 2011 Move Over Hypermiling, It's Time for Ecodriving
Several programs around the world have been launched to motivate and teach drivers to consume less gas and emit less pollution in ways that go beyond squeezing every mile out of a gallon of gas.
April 5, 2011 PEEC awards grants for research to reduce energy used by buildings Stanford Report
The Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC) at Stanford University has awarded its fourth round of competitive research grants. Three proposals will receive a total of almost $400,000 in seed funding over the next year for projects designed to investigate the reduction of energy consumption in buildings.
November 12, 2008 Precourt Center awards faculty new round of research grants Stanford Report
The Precourt Energy Efficiency Center has awarded its second round of competitive research grants to members of the Stanford faculty. Seven proposals will receive a total of $824,000 in seed grants over the next year for projects designed to promote energy-efficient behaviors and technologies.