Self-Regulatory Lessons From the U.S. Commercial Nuclear Power Industry: Why Does It Work and Why Can't It Be Replicated?

Speaker: Admiral Jim Ellis, Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution

Date and Time: 
Monday, February 2, 2015 - 4:15pm
Location: 
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering
Event Sponsor(s): 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
swang24@stanford.edu
Admission: 

Free and open to all

Changes, Challenges and Uncertainties for Utilities: Addressing 111(d) and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Weisgall, Vice President for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs for Berkshire Hathaway Energy

**This talk is part of the 111(d) mini-series, second of three.

Jonathan Weisgall is Vice President for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs for Berkshire Hathaway Energy, formerly MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company. He also serves as chairman of the board of directors of the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies and president of the Geothermal Energy Association.

Date and Time: 
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 4:15pm
Location: 
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering
Event Sponsor(s): 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
swang24@stanford.edu
Admission: 

Free and open to all.

Climate Change Ethics: Life and Death

Speaker: John Broome, Visiting Scholar, Professor of Moral Philosophy at University of Oxford

Talk abstract:

Date and Time: 
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 4:15pm
Location: 
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering
Event Sponsor(s): 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
swang24@stanford.edu
Admission: 

Free and open to all.

The Politics of Energy Efficiency in Japan

Speaker: Phillip Lipscy, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Stanford University

Date and Time: 
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 4:15pm
Location: 
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering
Event Sponsor(s): 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
swang24@stanford.edu
Admission: 

Free and open to all

Clearing the Air: Ensuring Long Term Value to Shell by Addressing Climate Change and Pricing Carbon

Speaker: Angus Gillespie, Vice President for CO2, Shell

Date and Time: 
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 4:15pm
Location: 
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering
Event Sponsor(s): 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
swang24@stanford.edu
Admission: 

Free and open to all.

Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Solar and Automotive Student Innovation

Come join past and current team members for the first showing of the documentary, "Stanford Solar Project Racing on Sunshine," commemorating the 25th year anniversary of the Stanford's Solar Car Project (SSCP). This film features the team's top-five finish in the 2013 World Solar Challenge in the Australian outback, as well as interviews with project supporters, including JB Straubel, CTO of Tesla Motors, and representatives from Google, Panasonic and other tech companies.

This film is produced by Mark Shwartz for the Precourt Institute for Energy.

Date and Time: 
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 4:15pm
Location: 
NVIDIA auditorium, Huang Engineering
Event Sponsor(s): 
Precourt Institute for Energy
Contact Email: 
swang24@stanford.edu
Admission: 

Free and open to all.

Celebrating Sustainability at Stanford

We invite you to attend this special event to celebrate sustainability milestones and accomplishments at Stanford University. We will share the achievements of the past as well as an outlook for the future. This event also culminates the recent and collaborative planning effort on campus that was undertaken to identify a shared and actionable vision for sustainability in the coming years. The event is open to all Stanford faculty, staff, students, and community members. The program includes:

Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Paul Brest Hall
Event Sponsor(s): 
Office of Sustainability in Land, Buildings and Real Estate, Stanford School of Earth Sciences, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Precourt Institute for Energy, Students for a Sustainable Stanford
Contact Email: 
sustainable-rsvp@lists.stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
725-0153
Admission: 

FREE. R.S.V.P. required.