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The End of Cheap Energy- James Kuntsler

James Howard Kuntsler
March 14, 2012
Room: 
Davis Center- Silver Maple Ballroom
Contact(s): 
Cheryl Morse, cemorse@uvm.edu

James Howard Kunstler is  author of "Geography of Nowhere", "Home from Nowhere",  "The Long Emergency" and a number of other books and blogs (http://www.kuntsler.com).  A compelling and forceful truthteller, Kuntsler will lay out a vision of a world dependent on cheap energy and approaching a devastating turning point--a turning point that will return the nation to a place where community matters, where neighbors gather and people build places they value.

UVM ID Required: 
No
Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

The Future of Transportation Roundtable

April 15, 2011
Room: 
Decision Theater, Farrell Hall

The Transportation Research Center will host Dr. Joe Schofer, Director of the Infrastructure Technology Institute at Northwestern University.  Dr. Schofer's research includes the management and planning of transportation systems and how data can be used for the effective evaluation of systems and projects.

UVM ID Required: 
No

Virtual Solar Carport Course

2009-10 Projects
Project Progress: 
100%

In 2010, the Clean Energy Fund voted to support the development of a new course module by Richard Watts of UVM's Transportation Research Center. In Spring 2011, Dr, Watts will link the data points from a UVM solar array with the TRC's plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) as a demonstration tool for a course module, seminar, and class speaking engagements connecting sustainable transportation and renewable energy.

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