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December 8, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC—Getting people to act in ways that could lessen climate change faces an uphill battle not only due to traditional economics, but also to behavioral economics, a founder of the latter field said at the annual Behavior, Energy & Climate Change conference.
June 24, 2014
STANFORD, Calif.—It may have taken a while to start, but on climate change the United States is first walking the talk. The Obama administration’s moves to curb domestic emissions of greenhouse gases will provide credibility as it pursues international agreement on the issue either globally or with...
June 1, 2014
STANFORD, Calif.—Stanford University’s Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC) and the Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Energy Policy Task Force have hired Dian Grueneich as a senior research scholar.
October 29, 2013
Five studies funded by the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC) focus on improving the performance of hybrid cars, natural ventilation systems in buildings and programs that financially motivate utility customers to use electricity more efficiently.
July 19, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that it wants to establish minimum energy efficiency standards for all computers and servers sold in the United States. A new Stanford study shows that large server farms can, in fact, cut electricity use and greenhouse gas emissions sharply with off-the-...