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Energy and Clean Tech Series

The MIT Club of Northern California regularly presents speakers knowlegeable on the topics of clean energy and the environment. This series of recordings has been organized by Doug Spreng and represents some of the latest views and discussions on our energy situation.

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How the Atmosphere Affects Climate Change - Professor Dan Cziczo - MIT - MIT Club of Northern California

How the Atmosphere Affects Climate ...

Added 4 months ago | 01:23:19 | 746 views

What are the roles of greenhouse gases, small particles and clouds? It has been known for over a century that greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane warm the planet by trapping heat. What is not as well known is that part...

What We KNOW About Climate Change - Prof. Kerry Emanuel - MIT Club of Northern California

What We KNOW About Climate Change -...

Added 6 months ago | 01:29:59 | 768 views

Professor Kerry Emanuel has been known for his "Show me the data!" approach to climate science. In this talk, he will present a long term, evidence-driven view of Earth's climate change, culminating in a discussion of current risks and i...

Pioneers in Clean Technology - Marc Tarpenning - Tesla Motors - MIT Club of Northern California

Pioneers in Clean Technology - Marc...

Added 8 months ago | 01:43:22 | 1856 views

Please join us at one of our two convenient locations for this exciting new series which will explore the challenges faced by founders and CEOs of well-known clean tech companies, who will describe the early years of their company. Aime...

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane? - George King, P.E. - MIT Club of Northern California

Hydraulic Fracturing: Boon or Bane?...

Added 9 months ago | 01:25:32 | 1559 views

How does hydraulic fracturing work? Can chemicals in fracturing fluid contaminate fresh water supplies? Can we recycle all the waste water and other fluids from fracturing? What can prevent methane escaping into the atmosphere? Can fract...

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Trends - New Strategies - MIT Club of Northern California

Clean Tech Investing: Emerging Tren...

Added 11 months ago | 01:31:06 | 1465 views

Investors have learned, sometimes bitterly, that the investment life cycle for certain technology and/or manufacturing-based clean technology companies is not the same as software and information technology. Time horizons are longer and...

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