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October 17, 2016
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Saving the Future of Residential Solar Installations

Stanford researchers weigh in on a contentious debate around changes to an important renewable energy incentive.

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What Would it Really Cost to Reduce Carbon Emissions?

Not as much as you might think, according to two scholars.
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The former CEO of BP discusses climate change, fracking, and fossil fuel abundance.
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Carlos Ghosn: Empathy Is Absolutely Necessary for Leaders

The head of the global automobile alliance details the importance of listening when solving a problem.
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Eric Pooley: In Antarctica, an Up-Close Look at Climate Change

On a trip to the continent, students and business leaders explore the impact of warming, and potential solutions.
June 10, 2013
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Enrico Moretti: The Geography of Jobs

Why are some places more prosperous than others? A scholar explores the “brain hubs” phenomenon.
June 7, 2013
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Jeffrey Ball: China’s Solar-Panel Boom and Bust

How a mad dash into a burgeoning sector turned into a scramble for support.
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Ed Fenster: Making Solar Easy

Sunrun's co-CEO discusses his business and the economics of solar power.
November 2, 2012
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How Growth Can Be Green

A Stanford GSB student looks at the value of renewable energy in the developing world.
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Helping Business Save Energy, Two Ways

How Brenden Millstein’s Carbon Lighthouse is changing the business model on corporate energy conservation and carbon offsets.