Assisting the World’s Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Lawrence Staudt and Anne Gillette

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This paper seeks to create a vision for a sustainable energy future based on Bahá’í teachings. It then looks at some of the practical steps and processes required on the way to achieving that vision, considering a stakeholder-driven California initiative as a case study.

Download paper, “Assisting the World’s Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future” – Staudt (DOC)

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2 responses to “Assisting the World’s Transition to a Sustainable Energy Future

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  2. Anne and Lawrence:

    I’ve been following these energy trends for a number of years and come to many of the same conclusions and points that are made in the PowerPoint. In my opinion, since there is not a drop-in replacement for petroleum energy at this time, mankind will be challenged to initiate strict energy conservation measures in their daily lives at this “post-petroleum” time. With 6.8 Billion souls in this world needing their share of energy for survival, it comes down to “live simply so that others can simply live.”

    Perhaps another aspect of the energy challenge being discussed should also include an understanding of the role that petroleum has on the Haber-Bosch process for Ammonia Synthesis.