Energy Solutions that Work Smarter, not Harder.

Alicia Jackson

The 2008 OSA/MRS Congressional Fellow makes the case for an often-overlooked energy solution: increasing the efficiency of our existing resources.


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Since the invention of the steam engine, our society has been largely dependent on fossil fuels. During the past decade, both policymakers and the public have become painfully aware of the fact that this reliance is contributing to a potentially dangerous rise in global temperatures. Moreover, as the populations and economies of China, India and other rapidly developing nations exert significant pressure on markets, it is becoming clear that there will not be enough oil to go around—at least not at prices we can afford.

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