Energy and the Future
The intent of this site is for us to share news, observations (and sometimes opinions) on issues related to bioenergy, and energy in general. It was started as an outlet for students in the IGERT program in Biofuels and Biorefining at Colorado State University to share what we are learning (and doing) with the public.
Energy and the Future's Latest Posts
Useful angle to think about climate change from an investor’s perspective. Investors are always balancing risk and maybe this is a great way to think about climate change. http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2013/10/climate-market-fluctuations As this article demonstrates, when you look at global temperature means … Continue reading →
Nice post on the importance of the social aspect of energy use – hopefully not behind a paywall? http://www.nature.com/news/diversity-energy-studies-need-social-science-1.15620?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20140731 Reminds me of my very first post on this site, just over 3 years ago!
An interesting read about the trajectory of the impact factor (IF) of PLoS ONE: http://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2013/06/20/the-rise-and-fall-of-plos-ones-impact-factor-2012-3-730/ There has been a lot of criticism towards the over-reliance on IF as a quantitative metric for researcher evaluation purposes. This article touches on a … Continue reading →
If they weren’t already, fracking and fracking regulations are becoming more and more political. Colorado is at the forefront of this debate due to the proximity of extraction operations and affluent communities such as Boulder, CO. Several of these communities … Continue reading →
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