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Don Wuebbles, Professor of Atmospheric Science, University of Illinois, describes recent findings from the 2013 U.S. National Climate Assessment which found an increase in key types of extreme weather events, especially in heat waves and large precipitation events, in the U.S. and around the world over the last 50 years. Analyses also indicate that the likelihood of large precipitation events will continue to increase, while droughts and floods are also likely to be increasing issues in various parts of the U.S in the next century.
May 2, 2013: Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies - What are the latest technologies and materials that will enable more efficient, economical and reliable energy storage? Moderator: Richard Harris, Science Correspondent, National Public Radio. Panelists: David Eaglesham, CEO, Pellion Technologies; Jeremy Cowperthwaite, Vice President and General Manager, Engine Starting Group, Maxwell Technologies Inc.; Jun Liu, Division Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Galen Stucky, Professor, Chemistry & Materials, UC Santa Barbara.
Former Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu discusses the evolution of energy production and uses as well as innovations that will impact energy's future.
Jamie Alexandre of the Foundation for Learning Equality, UC San Diego political scientist Clark Gibson and Peggy Johnson of Qualcomm share their latest work in using technology to improve lives around the world in this talk with The Atlantic's Ron Brownstein. This program is part of The Atlantic Meets the Pacific 2013 conference presented by The Atlantic and UC San Diego.