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Global Carbon Project Updates Data on the Carbon Budget

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On November 19, 2013, the Global Carbon Project (GCP) published its annual update on the global carbon budget and emissions trends. International goals aim to reduce global emissions in order to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, which requires…

Hal Harvey Describes Fracking’s Impact in Politico Magazine’s Inaugural Issue

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Energy Innovation CEO, Hal Harvey contributed an article to the first issue of Politico Magazine, describing the impact of fracking and the gas boom on U.S. policy. His article, “5 Ways the Fracking Boom Changes Politics” explains how the U.S.’s…

ACEEE Releases State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Report

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In early November 2013, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its annual report ranking all U.S. states by their efforts to improve energy efficiency policies and programs. The report, titled “The 2013 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard,” serves…

Thomas Friedman Interviews Hal Harvey at the Global Forum Asia

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On October 25, Energy Innovation CEO, Hal Harvey, participated in The New York Times’ Global Forum Asia, hosted in Singapore by columnist and author Thomas Friedman. Prominent technology leaders and executives came to the Forum to discuss the changing infrastructure…

Interviews from the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival

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During the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival, Energy Innovation CEO, Hal Harvey sat down for an informal energy discussion with New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, and participated in an on-stage interview with the Atlantic’s James Fallows. Hal’s interview with national…

Energy Innovation CEO Hal Harvey Presents at Argonne National Lab

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On October 10, 2013, Energy Innovation CEO Hal Harvey gave a presentation on the future of clean energy in the U.S. electricity sector at Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago. Hal’s presentation, titled “Clean Power: How Far Can We Go?”,…

GenConnect Interviews Hal on Earth’s Future Threats and Energy Prospects

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Last week, GenConnect posted its interview with Hal Harvey at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June 2013. GenConnect, an online platform that provides expert recommendations on current events, asked Hal about the biggest environmental challenges and what today’s young adult…

The IPCC and Public Debate on Science

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Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first part of its fifth assessment report.  This is a big event: IPCC reports are mammoth, multi-part documents that compile and summarize a vast range of widely-accepted scientific information…

Climate Action Report Outlines Impact of Current, Future Efforts Toward Emissions Reduction

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On September 26, the U.S. State Department released its sixth Climate Action Report (CAR6). This report, published every four years as required by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), projects how current U.S. actions will impact greenhouse…

A Reason for Hope: Climate Change and Policy Solutions

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At the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival, Hal presented on the impacts of climate change and how policy and technology can minimize or reverse these trends. The produced video of Hal’s presentation, “Fear and Hope: Climate Change and Policy Solutions,” can…