Environment Energy

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A conversation with Stefan Reichelstein on the economics of solar power.
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Jeffrey Ball, at the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, says it’s time for the world’s approach to renewables to “grow up.”
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Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair discusses the importance of partnerships in working with African nations.
Foreign Affairs -
04.25.12
In Foreign Affairs, Jeffrey Ball of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance argues "it is time to push harder for renewable power, but to push in a smarter way."
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Tokyo Electric’s manager of nuclear power cites the value of cross-border sharing of crisis management knowledge. 
David Miliband and Condoleezza Rice co-teach a class on crisis management.
They had eyewitness accounts as a class of MBA students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business pondered topics like the Euro financial crisis and approaches to combating terrorism in a classroom. Their faculty members were former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Labour Party member David Miliband.
Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla
Costa Rica now exports 4,000 products and is working to attract more technology companies President Laura Chinchilla told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience as the nation broadens its economic base from the focus on eco-tourism.
Knight Management Center
The new home for the Stanford Graduate School of Business opened its doors April 29 with a dedication and open house that drew thousands.
Knight Management Center Photovoltaic
The Stanford Graduate School of Business opens the Knight Management Center, a new facility of eight buildings around three quads designed to support an innovative MBA curriculum. The center is expected to achieve the highest LEED Platinum® rating for environmental sustainability from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Knight Management Center
The Stanford Graduate School of Business opens its new home, the $345 million Knight Management Center, one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable business school facilities. The new center is an inflection point for the school, which will serve as a launch pad for new courses and programs, as well as cutting edge research. Nike founder Philip H. Knight, MBA ’62, gave the $105 million...

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Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla
Costa Rica now exports 4,000 products and is working to attract more technology companies President Laura Chinchilla told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience as the nation broadens its economic base from the focus on eco-tourism.
Knight Management Center
The new home for the Stanford Graduate School of Business opened its doors April 29 with a dedication and open house that drew thousands.
Knight Management Center Photovoltaic
The Stanford Graduate School of Business opens the Knight Management Center, a new facility of eight buildings around three quads designed to support an innovative MBA curriculum. The center is expected to achieve the highest LEED Platinum® rating for environmental sustainability from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Knight Management Center
The Stanford Graduate School of Business opens its new home, the $345 million Knight Management Center, one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable business school facilities. The new center is an inflection point for the school, which will serve as a launch pad for new courses and programs, as well as cutting edge research. Nike founder Philip H. Knight, MBA ’62, gave the $105 million...
Streamlining balky government permit processes or convoluted global supply chains are just some of the challenges in the "Valley of Death" faced by fledgling clean energy firms, government officials were told during a Stanford forum.
When oil began gushing into the Gulf of Mexico last year, scientists, engineers, and operations workers all had different ideas about what to do. The biggest lesson may have been getting these different groups to work together, Marcia McNutt of the USGS told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience.
U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and a leading energy policymaker, met with faculty and staff involved in Stanford University's new Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, on Jan. 11, to discuss deploying technologies at commercial scale in clean energy projects.
By 2040 Africa will have a larger workforce than China or India, speakers told a Stanford Africa Forum 2011 conference, exploring opportunities for business development in the 50-plus nations of that continent whose business opportunities are often overlooked.
Smaller nuclear power plants, glorified golf carts for people running errands, and fees to change commute patterns were some of the ideas generated by students as part of a Stanford interdisciplinary joint degree program to prepare students to address world environmental and sustainability issues.
Stanford's Graduate School of Business and Law School have combined forces to push clean energy technology to deployment through a focus on policy and finance. The Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance is a new member of the University's wide-ranging energy effort.

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