these are resources that I found interesting or useful. This list is
not complete in any way.
me an email message with
suggestions for additions.
Energy efficiency and conservation
- The Alliance to
Save Energy promotes energy
efficiency worldwide to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner
environment, and greater energy security.
- The Smart
Energy Show, video presentations of Margot Gerritsen.
Energy and Environmental Design
& University Presidents Climate Commitment. This
initiative can be used to commit your university to more energy
efficiency and conservation.
Air-Cool Planet on-line Campus Climate Action Toolkit (CCAT),
which aims to make available to anyone who is interested in making
his/her educational institution more "climate friendly" - college or
university students, staff, faculty, administrators, trustees, alumni,
community members - a comprehensive guide to and resource for doing so.
- World Council for
culture, an evolving exploration into the head, heart and hands of
Presentations and graphic material
Data and resources
shockwave, a case study from the National Commission on Energy
Policy on the consequences of a disrupted oil supply.
report of US CO2 emissions, which shows an inventarization of
actions, their costs, for reducing CO2 emissions in the USA. The
conclusion is that a significant reduction is feasible at limited cost,
and without a drastic change in life-style.
- Reports of the
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Report on Carbon dioxide Capture and Storage
- World Energy
Outlook of the International Energy Agency
- International Energy Agency, executive
summary of the 2008 outlook.
the Basic Research Needs workshops of the office of Basic Energy
Sciences of the US Department Of Energy
Action Project; a comprehensive and non-partisan plan for
presidential leadership rooted in climate science and designed to
ignite innovation at every level of the American economy.
- Scenarios for a
clean energy future, a report from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Way: Toward a Sustainable Energy Future. A report from the
on the economics of climate change; from the HM Treasury of
the United Kingdom.
of Geothermal Energy, a report from the US Department of
in Oregon, a study from the Governor´s Advisory Group
on Global Warming.
- Trouble in
the World's Largest Oil Field-Ghawar, an account of oil production
in the world's largest petroleum reservoir.
- Sustainable energy
-- without the hot air, a book on sustainable energy by David
and environment section of Scientific American
Column of Jared Diamon, author of "Guns, germs, and steel" on resource
consumption in the USA and the disconnect with the quality of
schmethanol, an article in the Economist which makes the point that
the political rush to back ethanol, just because it is green and people
have heard of it, is a mistake.
- Climate Debate Delay,
and research supporting the idea that global warming poses a
clear threat to humanity, that it is largely caused by human activity,
and that solutions to the problems of climate change lie within human
the global energy challenge. A commentary in Physics Today with
a call for action to participate in energy outreach and education.
- Dan Chiras,
founded a company for sustainable building technology.
Roper, emeritus professor in physics. His website has wonderful
material on energy. Check out his eclectic
- Hermann Scheer,
Chairman of the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE);
President of the International Parliamentary Forum on Renewable
Energies; Member of the German Bundestag.
Thanks to the following people for making me aware of these
resources: Sally Benson, Chuck Courtad, Monika von Glinski, Idske
Hiemstra, Ron Larson, Julie Phillips, John Scales, Jerry Schuster.