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Potential Topics

ach member of the seminar will become the expert on a particular topic. Potentially interesting topics:

Energy Technology

  1. Batteries
  2. Biomass
  3. Coal, clean or otherwise
  4. Fuel cells
  5. Geothermal
  6. Hydroelectricity
  7. Hydrogen
  8. Natural gas
  9. Nuclear: fission
  10. Nuclear: fusion
  11. Oil
  12. "Smart" grid technology
  13. Solar thermal
  14. Solar photovoltaic
  15. Tidal
  16. Wind

Energy Consumption

  1. Buildings
  2. Industry
  3. Transportation
  4. Urban planning

Environment

  1. Acid rain, sulfur dioxide, coal emissions, and cap-and-trade
  2. Carbon dioxide sequestration
  3. Climate change: modeling
  4. Climate change: consequences
  5. Deforestation
  6. Nuclear: waste management
  7. Ocean acidification
  8. Population
  9. Radioactivity
  10. Water resources