Energy for the 21st Century

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Saturday, April 9, 2005
Room 104, Thompson Hall
Sponsored by
Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Five-College Program in Peace and World Securities Studies
Renewable Energy Research Laboratory, University of Massachusetts Amherst
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
Welcome, Opening Remarks.
John Dubach, University of Massachusetts Amherst
9:15 a.m.
Energy in Crisis
Joseph G. Gavin Jr., Former CEO Grumman Corp.
10:00 a.m.
Climate Change and Global Warming
Michael Mann, Department of Environmental Science, U. of Virginia
10:45 a.m.
11:15 a.m.
The Permanent Energy Crisis: Oil Dependency and War
Michael Klare, Hampshire College, Author of "Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America's Growing Petroleum Dependency"
12:00 noon
Technological Pathways in a Climate Constrained World
Ernest J. Moniz, MIT, Undersecretary of Energy in the Clinton Adminstration
12:45 p.m.
Lunch Break
2:00 p.m.
Wind Energy
Jon McGowan, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2:45 p.m.
Key Trends for Renewables
Robert Pratt, Director of Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
3:30 p.m.
3:50 p.m.
Panel Discussion
with Moderator John Olver, U.S. House of Representatives & Co-author of Climate Stewartship Act (unconfirmed)
5:00 p.m.

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