Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Danielle Nierenberg
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.
- Written by Glen Martin
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.
- Written by UC Berkeley
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?
- Written by John Cramer
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.
- Written by State Department
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.
- Written by Peter Dizikes
Cambridge, Massachusetts - In recent years, proponents of clean energy have taken heart in the falling prices of solar and wind power, hoping they will drive an energy revolution. But a new study co-authored by an MIT professor suggests otherwise: Technology-driven cost reductions in fossil fuels will lead us to continue using all the oil, gas, and coal we can, unless governments pass new taxes on carbon emissions.
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