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Dates: February 16-March 23, 2010
Fee: $250 registration
How well prepared are we to understand the substantial challenges facing this country and the world around energy resources? This interactive online seminar will provide the opportunity for participants to interact with leading thinkers in the area of energy and policy and to explore the most current issues that influence how we look at dwindling resources, renewable energy and policies.
This collaboration between OLLI @Berkeley and the New York Times harnesses the intellectual resources of both Berkeley and The New York Times and involves Berkeley Professor Dan Kammen and New York Times science writer, Matt Wald. This is a noncredit course.
Matt Wald is a reporter for the New York Times based in the Washington Bureau, providing groundbreaking coverage of energy, transportation and technology issues since 1995.
Topics and speakers:
Energy Economics. Severin Borenstein is the E.T. Grether Professor of Business and Public Policy at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and Director of the UC Energy Institute. He is a leading expert on the energy economy.
Power Grid. Mason Willrich is a senior advisor to the MIT Energy Innovation Project and Chair of the California Independent Service Operators Board of Governors. He is an expert on U.S. energy infrastructure and a clean energy venture capitalist.
The Road to Copenhagen: Energy Policy and Politics. Professor Dan Kammen and NYT writer Matt Wald
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