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The Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
at the University of California, Santa Barbara

Presents

A COMMUNITY COLLOQUIUM

"The Hydrogen Revolution"

Jerry B. Brown, PhD
Director, Safe Energy Project,
World Business Academy;

Founding Professor, Global & Sociocultural Studies,
Florida International University

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013
11:30 - 12:30
Bren Hall 1414

Hosted by Steve Gaines

Abstract
This presentation explores the vision of futurist Jeremy Rifkin, who states “The worldwide hydrogen energy web will be the next great technological, commercial and social revolution in history.” It proposes that hydrogen fuel cells will be the “computer chips” of the emerging energy revolution. It concludes with the World Business Academy’s plan to develop a clean, secure and sustainable energy future for California, in collaboration with the Chopra Foundation’s Consciousness Project and the Empowerment Institute’s Cool City Challenge.

Biography
Jerry B. Brown is Founding Professor of Global & Sociocultural Studies at Florida International University in Miami, where he teaches courses on anthropology, globalization and energy futures.  He is co-author of Freedom from Mid-East Oil and of Profiles in Power: The Antinuclear Movement and the Dawn of the Solar Age, and author of numerous articles and research reports on radiation, nuclear power and public health.  He received his doctoral degree in Anthropology from Cornell University.

NOTE: Community colloquia are generally talks of broad interest geared toward a diverse, sophisticated audience. Their purpose is not only to enhance knowledge and understanding, but also to bring people together and promote interaction that will strengthen the community.

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