Aug
12
2012

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  • Host Department: University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS)
  • Date: 08/12/2012
  • Time: 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

  • Location: Gates Lecture Hall, Biological Station, 9133 Biological Road, Pellston, MI.

  • Description:

    Unrated; 55 minutes

    Are we finally on the brink of a clean energy revolution?

    The United States has invested tens of billions of dollars in clean energy projects as our leaders try to save our crumbling economy and our poisoned planet in one bold, green stroke. Are we finally on the brink of a green-energy "power surge," or is it all a case of too little, too late?

    From solar panel factories in China to a carbon capture-and-storage facility in the Sahara desert to massive wind and solar installations in the United States, NOVA travels the globe to reveal the surprising technologies that just might turn back the clock on climate change. NOVA will focus on the latest and greatest innovations, including everything from artificial trees to green reboots of familiar technologies like coal and nuclear energy. Can our technology, which helped create this problem, now solve it?

    This concludes the UMBS weekly Film Series. We hope you'll join us again next year.

    All movies are free and open to the public.


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