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Solar Markets and Investment Trends on a Global Scale
Austin Shenanigans

Solar Markets and Investment Trends on a Global Scale

This Tuesday I attended my second CleanTX Power Lunch at Austin’s Chamber of Commerce. It’s a monthly event that draws in professionals to hear from a guest speaker in the cleantech/energy sector.  This month we had Raj Prabhu, CEO and co-founder of Mercom Capital Group. Mercom is a global communications and consulting firm that works with … Continue reading

Let’s Do Lunch! With Arianna Huffington
Austin Shenanigans

Let’s Do Lunch! With Arianna Huffington

On Thursday I went to an lunchtime event organised by the Texas Observer and Texas Nature Project: Let’s Do Lunch! With Arianna Huffington. I have to say, the session was surprisingly inspirational and very enlightening. Note the great venue, known as the Texas Exes Alumni Center. Originally from Greece, Arianna graduated from Cambridge University with … Continue reading

Solar Austin Happy Hour: Climate Change and the 2013 IPCC Report
Austin Shenanigans

Solar Austin Happy Hour: Climate Change and the 2013 IPCC Report

Yesterday I went to my first Solar Austin Happy Hour. The event had a good turnout, with an nice variety of recent graduates, solar industry professionals, tech gurus, policy experts and those simply looking to learn more (like myself). The panel discussion was centered around climate change and referenced the recently released Intergovernmental Panel on … Continue reading

Mexico’s Energy Reforms – A Challenging Road Ahead
Austin Shenanigans

Mexico’s Energy Reforms – A Challenging Road Ahead

This Tuesday I went to my first Clean TX Power Lunch at Austin’s Chamber of Commerce. The event ran from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM,  featuring Jorge R. Piñon from the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy and UT Austin. Piñon did a great job running through Mexico’s rapidly evolving energy sector. It was interesting … Continue reading

The first Guardian post is the hardest
MA Project Reflection Blog

The first Guardian post is the hardest

My first post went up on the Guardian’s environment page last week! The article is part of my blog series on energy consumption, and looks specifically at the UK’s strategy on reducing energy use. I’m relieved that I have the first one out of the way, because it’s always the trickiest one to put together. It’s really just a matter … Continue reading