Adam Dorr is an environmental social scientist and technology theorist whose current research with RethinkX is focused on the disruption of the global energy sector by new energy generation and storage technologies, and its intersection with similar disruptions set to unfold across the economy. He completed his MS at the University of Michigan's School for the Environment and Sustainability and his PhD at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, where he studied the environmental politics, policy, and planning around disruptive technologies. He has a decade of teaching, lecturing, and presenting experience.
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We are witnessing the start of the most profound disruption of the energy sector in over a century. Like others throughout history, this disruption is the result of a convergence of several key technologies – namely, solar photovoltaics, onshore wind power, and lithium-ion batteries (SWB). A 100% SWB energy system …Read More
This is part 2 of a series. See part 1 on ‘How Prosperity Solves Problems’ Understandable despair The trouble with climate change – as I explained in Part 1 of this series – is that the incumbent authorities to which the public looks for guidance, including most especially the scientific …Read More
Despite all of the doom and gloom that surrounds climate change today, there has never been greater cause for optimism about the future of the environment. The reason why is that we already have the tools we need to meet this formidable challenge. But some tools are better than others, …Read More