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Energy technology discussion this Thursday at the Koshland Science Museum

Posted by Rich Sweeney on October 2, 2007

Details below the fold.

Thursday, October 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

As politicians and pundits debate how to combat global warming, a range of new and improved energy technologies have become available that have the potential to increase efficiency and lessen potential harms to the environment. National technology and policy experts will discuss the potential of energy technologies and examine possible barriers to implementing and adapting them.

Panelists will consider licensing reform for nuclear power, efficiency standards for cars, and R&D funding for lignocellulosic ethanol, among other current concerns.

The panel includes:

Robert Marlay, deputy director, U.S. Climate Change Technology Program;
Robert Fri, director of the American Electric Power Company and former president of Resources for the Future;
Christopher Flavin, president, Worldwatch Institute;
Bill Prindle, deputy director, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2007

Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Location:

Koshland Science Museum
6th & E Streets, NW
Washington, DC
Metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown or Judiciary Square

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