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Poverty vs Global Warming

By Anonymous A comment made by the protagonist in our Aspen case got me thinking: in countries like India that don’t have the existing infrastructure, we have a chance to do it right the first time. It got me thinking about two directly opposing dilemmas: global warming vs global poverty. How do we reconcile the […]

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What is moral with respect to climate and carbon?

By John Macomber Here are two op-ed pieces from this week regarding morality, carbon, and climate.   Reconciling these points of view might make a thought provoking set of blog posts and comments.   One approach would be to suspend your own going-in position and assess both arguments based on some level of objective or evidence-based analysis.     […]

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Can Renewable Energy be the energy solution for emerging markets?

By Aisha C. I am interested in exploring the business models that can make renewable energy application in emerging markets a reality. Emerging markets are currently facing severe challenges with respect to the gap between demand and supply of energy and the prices being charged. I would like to test the hypothesis that renewable energy […]

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Applying the EnerNOC Model in Developing Countries

By Samuel Smolkin During our class discussion of EnerNOC, the majority consensus seemed to be that EnerNOC did not have a very good business model, especially from a long-term viewpoint. While I do not know enough about U.S. energy markets to have a well-founded opinion on the prospects of their business model in the U.S., […]

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