One of the biggest problems facing the world today is how to find enough energy to feed our ever growing industrial economy in a way that’s clean, sustainable and affordable. This episode features two guests from SRI International, one of the top independent research labs in the world and a leader in energy research. Barbara Heydorn is Director of the Center of Excellence in Energy at SRI, where she develops the strategy that links SRI’s research and development capabilities to the needs of the marketplace. Ripudaman Malhotra is a research fellow at SRI, Associate Director of SRI’s Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory, and co-author of the recent book, “A Cubic Mile of Oil”. Martin Wasserman hosts.
Divided into 3 shorter segments
Segment 1 Barbara Heydorn discusses SRI’s efforts to develop clean, sustainable and affordable energy.
Segment 2 Ripudaman Malhotra presents the big picture of the world’s energy problems.
Segment 3 Ripudaman Malhotra and Barbara Heydorn discuss ways of getting cleaner energy from conventional fuels.