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If we could see carbon emissions, would we produce less?

Holly Doremus, professor of law | September 26, 2013

It’s difficult to see something as a problem if we can’t see it at all. That’s one problem with coming to grips with greenhouse gas pollution. It doesn’t show up in the air the way smog does, and its impacts aren’t directly linked to emissions in perceptible ways. Interestingly, it turns out that’s not just … Continue reading »

Student competitions: representing a sustainable future

Daniel Kammen, Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy | June 6, 2013

Recently I was asked to serve as a judge for the Shell Student Energy Challenge, an infographic competition that was part of the student fuel-efficiency contest, Shell Eco-Marathon. Shell sponsors National Geographic‘s Great Energy Challenge initiative. This provided a fascinating opportunity to evaluate what many of us feel: that we must begin by not only communicating … Continue reading »