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#3 - The Future of Nuclear Energy

10/25/2018
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Jacopo Buongiorno, John Parsons, and Karen Dawson of MIT discuss the new Future of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World study, released in September. They talk about nuclear energy’s potential in the future low-carbon energy landscape, and review strategies for navigating barriers in construction costs, government policy, and community outreach. They also touch upon new technologies and innovations that are poised to impact the nuclear energy field. Read the report:...

Duration:00:19:59

Energy Talks - Molecular approaches to solar energy conversion

10/14/2018
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Michael Wasielewski, Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University, discusses new molecular-based methods to capture and harvest solar photons.

Duration:01:03:20

Energy Talks - Carbon Capture (MIT Press Essential Knowledge series)

10/12/2018
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Howard Herzog, Senior Research Engineer at the MIT Energy Initiative, discusses his new book Carbon Capture, a concise overview of carbon dioxide capture and storage. Read the book: http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/carbon-capture 3 questions with Herzog: http://energy.mit.edu/news/3q-howard-j-herzog-discusses-the-state-of-carbon-capture Transcript: http://energy.mit.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-09-30-Carbon-Capture-Talk-Transcript.pdf

Duration:00:58:18