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PESD director Frank A. Wolak talks energy with Japanese CEOs and former PM

July 2011

Wolak will be traveling to Japan for a one-day symposium in Tokyo put on by the Center for International Public Policy Studies entitled “Can Japan have a new economic paradigm after the...

Burton Richter in Roll Call: US climate bill needs more support for energy R&D

August 2009

PESD affiliated faculty Burton Richter argues in Roll Call that the climate bill passed by the US House of Representatives misses the mark on several fronts, especially in its inadequate funding...

PESD releases new working paper on challenges to deployment of carbon capture and storage technology

February 2009

PESD researchers Varun Rai, David Victor, and Mark Thurber find that the conventional wisdom used for deployment and diffusion of technologies is not applicable when thinking about deployment of...

The Energy Trap: Why the United States is doomed to be an energy outlaw

March 2008

Democrats voting in Ohio and Texas may well decide the shape of the U.S. presidential election. Regardless of who they choose to run against Sen.

Wired Magazine interviews Jeremy Carl on Clean Coal

November 2007

Clean coal is a possible answer for China and India, says Jeremy Carl, a PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Environment and Resources at Stanford and a fellow at the Program...

A crude awakening: Five FSI scholars talk to Stanford magazine about energy security

December 2006

Michael May, Michael McFaul, Scott Sagan, David Victor, and John Weyant talk to Stanford magazine for the November/December cover story on energy security.

Senate testimony on Indian nuclear power, proliferation, and climate change

July 2006

PESD director David Victor testifies to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources that the U.S.-India nuclear deal currently being debated by Congress could have a large impact on...

Nadejda Victor presents at G8 Conference on Energy Security

March 2006

By invitation at an international conference on energy security, held in preparation for the G8 session of energy ministers, Nadja Victor presented PESD research on the origins of Russia's natural...

Nuclear power for India is good for us all, says PESD director David Victor

March 2006

Victor's opinion piece supports, on environmental grounds, the recent deal to expand India's commercial nuclear program.

David G. Victor's "Recovering Sustainable Development" published in Foreign Affairs

January 2006

Sustainable development -- the notion that boosting economic growth, protecting natural resources, and ensuring social justice can be complementary goals -- has lost much appeal over the past two...

In Op-ed, Victor and Victor argue that nuclear energy should fuel U.S.-Russia relations

February 2003

Since the fall of communism, the U.S. and Russia have been searching for areas for mutually beneficial cooperation.