In the Media

FREE’s Dr. Byrne on the climate policy strategy of President Obama

August 2015, NBC News

Over the next few days, President Barack Obama will tread gingerly on a receding glacier in the Alaskan Arctic, talk to coastal villagers whose homes are threatened by eroding shorelines and salmon fishermen whose livelihoods are endangered…

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FREE’s Dr. John Byrne and alum, Dr. Taehwa Lee, question the viability of nuclear power for South Korea’s energy needs

August 2015, Asian Power

If you think that South Korea’s nuclear prowess will wane as plants near the twilight of their life, then you underestimate just how critical nuclear power is to the country’s day to day operations…

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Seoul Metropolitan Government-FREE, Sign an MOU to Cooperate on Energy Policies Suitable for Large Cities

June 16, 2015, Yonhap News Agency, Korea

SEOUL — Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) and the Foundation for Renewable Energy and Environment (FREE) signed an MOU at City Hall on June 16 to exchange up-to-date information on best practice sustainable energy strategies…

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Lecture: New Cities for the New Climate

Dr. John Byrne
New School for Social Research, New York City
2 W. 13th Street, Orientation“Bark” Room, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center

Climate change has proven to be a conundrum we are failing to address at the global and national level. The two major solutions that emerge- nuclear energy and large scale renewable energy suggest a continued path of CO2 dependency. In this talk Dr. John Byrne will discuss the political economy causes and implications of these technologically driven solutions and propose a third way, a commons approach. The importance of community based action and the role of cities and metropolitan areas are discussed as key to a successful climate change strategy.

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2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Dr. John Byrne is speaking at the 2012 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit taking place February 27-29 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland. He is taking part in the panel titled “The Future of Financing Energy Efficiency,” 12pm on February 29th. For more information about the conference, please visit: http://www.energyinnovationsummit.com/

12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

Dr. John Byrne is speaking at the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2012 taking place February 2-4 at the Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi, India. He is presenting in the session titled “New Frontiers in Combating Climate Change,” 11am – 12:15pm on February 4th.

For information about the conference, please visit: http://dsds.teriin.org/2012/

Green Energy Economy Conference

South-South News, 8/2/11

Sustainability, Science, Practice, and Policy e-journal, 8/2/11

Innovations in Energy Efficiency Finance Conference

Wall Street Journal, 9/20/11
“Citi Collaborates with Environmental Defense Fund to Co-Host Innovations in Energy Efficiency Financing Conference”

Second Nature Blog, 9/22/11
“Innovations in Energy Efficiency Finance”

Environmental Defense Fund Blog, 9/22/11
“Innovations in Energy Efficiency Finance Conference”

The Street, 9/20/11
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Alternative Energy Info (Blog), 9/20/11
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Street Insider. 9/20/11
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Market Watch, 9/20/11
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Dr. Byrne interviewed on Energy & Climate Policy

 

SEU highlighted for innovative public sector program

SEU as new strategy to move from energy energy obesity to sustainability.

Dr. Byrne on SEU (Transcript)