AIF BLOG - November 2011

November 17, 2011
 US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu is in the spotlight today as he testifies at a hearing held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, about the government-backed loan guarantee to failed solar manufacturer Solyandra.In the short video clip above, Chu talks about where the phrase "glucose economy" came from and describes exciting technology for turning plant sources into fuels. Beyond traditional solar power, "...
November 08, 2011
The G20 Summit in France wrapped up over the weekend. And while the European financial crisis dominated the talks, larger issues prevail. Read more news coverage.Nouriel Roubini, co-founder and chairman of Roubini Global Economics and professor at New York University's Stern School of Business, spoke this summer at Aspen Ideas about the crippled G20. "We are in a world that has officially moved from G7 to a G20...
November 03, 2011
We're proud to share the news that AsepnIdeas.org is an award-winning website! The Web Marketing Association bestowed the award for Outstanding Achievement for Web Development to our development and design team.Several months ago, the Aspen Ideas team undertook a major redesign and rebuild of our website. Anyone who saw aifestival.org before last May, when the redesign became live, knows how major the changes have...