Imperial Valley News Center
Indianapolis, Indiana - Building on the notable successes of the SuperTruck initiative, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Reuben Sarkar today announced SuperTruck II, an $80 million funding opportunity, subject to congressional appropriations, for research, development and demonstration of long-haul tractor-trailer truck technology. Sarkar made the announcement at the GreenTruck Summit in Indianapolis.
Chicago, Illinois - Food Tank, in partnership with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and University of Chicago Booth School of Business, will hold a two-day summit, Wednesday, November 16, 2016 and Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 9AM-5PM. The Summit will take place in the Gleacher Center at University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Stanford, California - The recent crash in oil prices notwithstanding, an economy based on fossil fuels seems unsustainable. Supplies of oil, coal and similar fuels are finite, and even if new sources are found, global warming must be considered. Limitless solar power remains the Holy Grail, but among other obstacles to widespread adoption, society needs ways to store solar energy and deliver power when the sun isn't shining.
Berkeley, California - What is the effect of what’s being said on the campaign trail by Donald Trump and other presidential candidates? And when does political rhetoric turn into action?
Washington, DC - Increasingly, health care is moving out of the doctor's office and into the home, allowing greater patient freedom and monitoring, but also giving rise to new security risks.
Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will present the 17th annual Secretary of State’s Awards for Corporate Excellence (ACE) on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in the Benjamin Franklin Room of the Harry S Truman building, Washington, D.C. The award ceremony begins at 10:15 a.m.
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