Cold Cash, Cool Climate: Presentation/Q&A­ with Author Dr. Jonathan Koomey

Dr. Jonathan Koomey from Stanford University will join us via Skype to discuss his book: Cold Cash, Cool Climate: Science-Based Advice for Ecological Entrepreneurs


Book Summary from Amazon:

"Written for entrepreneurs and investors, this book describes how to profit from tackling climate change, one of this century’s greatest challenges. Industry expert Dr. Jonathan Koomey acts as your company’s scientific advisor, summarizing the business implications of the climate problem for both new and existing ventures. Koomey helps you effectively allocate scarce time and resources to the most promising opportunities, drawing upon his more than 25 years of experience in analyzing and implementing climate solutions."

About Jonathan Koomey (from the "about" page on his personal blog):

I'm a researcher, author, lecturer, and entrepreneur whose work spans climate solutions, critical thinking skills, and the energy and environmental effects of information technology.

I became a Research Fellow at the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University on September 1st, 2012. I was a Consulting Professor at Stanford from 2004 until August 31st, 2012 and I have recently held visiting professorships at UC Berkeley (Fall 2011), Yale (Fall 2009) and Stanford [masked] and Fall 2008), and was a lecturer in management at Stanford's Graduate School of Business in Spring 2013. I worked as a researcher and scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) for more than two decades, I serve on the Editorial Board of the journal Contemporary Economic Policy, and am a Research Affiliate of the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California, Berkeley.

Link to Dr. Koomey's Blog:

Review from "Climate Science Watch"

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  • Larry L

    Dr. Koomey gave an excellent presentation and did a great job answering our many questions.

    July 28

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