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Former energy secretary discusses innovative solutions to meeting California’s green energy goals

As California strives to hit its 50 percent renewable energy goal by 2030 and a net-zero emissions economy by 2050, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz Ph.D. ’72 shared with the Stanford community the details of a report on how trends in green energy development and energy markets might enable California to meet these goals.

Hot Takes: Flaking is fine

Hot take (noun): A quickly produced, strongly worded and often deliberately provocative or sensational opinion or reaction (Merriam Webster). In the age of social media, where anyone can put anything on the internet without regard for veracity or consequences, hot takes have become increasingly common, or perhaps just increasingly vocalized. Hot takes can range from…

Doorstop wonder

What requires the most energy for you? P-sets, working out, going to lecture? The answer is different for everyone, but mine has always been people. Talking with others, being around them, navigating small talk and juggling invitations is as draining for me as it is for my computer to have 10 Chrome tabs simultaneously running.…