12:00am

Wed December 18, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: Can we make the energy transition required by climate change?

  

On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with two UC Berkeley professors – one an economist and the other an energy and nuclear engineer – about whether they believe we are acting fast enough to reverse climate change.  What will it actually take to make this happen?  Are we moving too slow towards low-emission and renewable sources of energy?  Or is there still enough promise in emerging technologies?  What clean energy alternatives do you think are working?  Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Rose Aguilar and You.

Guests:

Daniel Kammen, professor in the Energy and Resources Group, the department of Nuclear Engineering, and the Goldman School of Public Policy at U.C. Berkeley; founding director of Cal’s Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory; and representative for Secretary of State John Kerry on the Environment and Climate Partnership for the Americas

Catherine Wolfram, professor of Business Administration at the U.C. Berkeley Haas School of Business; co-director of the Energy Institute at Haas; and a member of the “E2e Project,” a cooperative effort between U.C. Berkeley and M.I.T.

Resources: 

NPR: Tech Leaders, Economists Split Over Clean Energy's Prospects

Green for All

Portland Press Herald: U.S. energy outlook: More output, less usage

NY Times: Surge Seen in U.S. Oil Output, Lowering Gasoline Prices

LA Times: Obama orders agencies to increase renewable energy use

US Energy Information Administration: Annual Energy Review 2012

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