Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

John Deutch - The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Shale Gas Subcommittee

John Deutch
Institute Professor

This talk will describe the tremendous potential benefits of shale gas and the environmental challenges posed by shale gas production. John Deutch will review the work of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Shale Gas Subcommittee, which he chaired, including the recommendations, the reasons for these recommendations, and the lessons to be learned from the experiences of this unusual advisory committee.

About the Speaker

John Deutch is an Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Deutch has been a member of the MIT faculty since 1970, and has served as Chairman of the Department of Chemistry, Dean of Science, and Provost. Mr. Deutch has published over 160 technical publications in physical chemistry, as well as numerous publications on technology, energy, international security, and public policy issues.

John Deutch served as Director of Central Intelligence from May 1995-December 1996. From 1994-1995, he served as Deputy Secretary of Defense and served as Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology from 1993-1994. John Deutch has also served as Director of Energy Research (1977-1979), Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Technology (1979), and Undersecretary (1979-80) in the United States Department of Energy.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT Energy Initiative

MIT Energy Initiative

Category: Global Awareness & Action | Updated 1 month ago

Created
December 15, 2011 13:55
Category
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
5946 times

More from MIT Energy Initiative

Sue Tierney: Why is modernizing our energy technologies so darn hard, but worth the effort?

Sue Tierney: Why is modernizing our...

Added over 4 years ago | 01:02:42 | 13587 views

C3E 2012: Moving Ideas From Laboratory to Marketplace

C3E 2012: Moving Ideas From Laborat...

Added almost 2 years ago | 00:47:28 | 1790 views

Wind Energy 101 - Energy Futures Week 2011

Wind Energy 101 - Energy Futures We...

Added over 3 years ago | 01:03:00 | 10018 views

Severin Borenstein: Meeting US Energy and Climate Challenges with Rational Policy

Severin Borenstein: Meeting US Ener...

Added 5 years ago | 01:25:09 | 22552 views

MIT Releases Report on the Future of Natural Gas

MIT Releases Report on the Future o...

Added 3 years ago | 01:58:00 | 13342 views

Managing the Large-Scale Penetration of Intermittent Renewables

Managing the Large-Scale Penetratio...

Added over 2 years ago | 01:26:04 | 6868 views