Marc Jacobson of Stanford University’s Solutions Project will talk about how America can be powered using 100% renewable energy by 2050 using today’s technology.
The presentation will be via Skype on January 8, 2015 at 7pm at the Lakewood Library, 15425 Detroit Ave, Lakewood Ohio. This event is part of the monthly speakers series presented by West Shore FACT (FAith Communities Together for Frack Awareness).
Mark Z. Jacobson is a professor of civil and environmental engineering, and the director of the Atmosphere/Energy Program at Stanford. He is also a senior fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy and at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. A climate scientist, he has written numerous papers and two textbooks of two editions each on Atmospheric Modeling and Air Pollution/Climate/Clean Energy. A researcher of renewable energy resources and integration onto the grid, Jacobson has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives and the Environmental Protection Agency. He also serves on the Energy Efficiency and Renewables Advisory Committee to the U.S. Secretary of Energy. In 2009, he and Mark DeLucchi of UC-Davis wrote a cover article in Scientific American on how to power the world with renewable energy. Jacobson earned three degrees from Stanford: BS in civil engineering, BA in economics and MS in environmental engineering. He received an MS and PhD in atmospheric science from UCLA.