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Passive buildings on the rise

5/20/2018
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Katrin Klingenberg, co-founder and executive director of the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS), looks at completed case studies of low- and mid-rise multifamily passive projects across the country.

Duration:01:11:47

U.S. - Mexico natural resource management partnerships: Tearing down walls

4/12/2018
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Bruno Verdini, executive director of the MIT-Harvard Mexico Negotiation Program, teaches “The Art and Science of Negotiation,” one of MIT’s highest ranked and most popular course electives. This talk draws upon Verdini’s new book, "Winning Together".

Duration:01:01:49

New England's wholesale electricity markets

4/12/2018
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Abigail Krich, founder and president of Boreas Renewables, LLC, explores the innate incompatibilities between New England’s push towards clean energy and its current wholesale electricity market design.

Duration:01:08:21

Innovating for the clean energy economy

3/14/2018
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Which clean energy solutions are effective, and which need more work? Through explorations of household, city, and regional clean energy innovations and implementation efforts, Professor Daniel Kammen both analyzes successful innovation processes and identifies the areas that need urgent action and targeted programs. A mixture of analytic and empirical studies are used to explore what steps have worked and where dramatic new approaches are needed.

Duration:01:17:36

Three transportation revolutions

2/13/2018
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Daniel Sperling’s research examines the potential benefits, impacts, and synergies of the three transportation “revolutions:” electrification, automation, and pooling. In this seminar, Sperling describes what needs to happen for this new transportation paradigm to truly benefit the public interest. Sperling provides insight into the forces—from effective government policies to partnerships between transit operators, mobility service companies, automakers, and others—that will be...

Duration:01:01:51