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Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 | 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm EDT

Location:  Zoom
United States

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What will the energy of the future look like for us? It’s arriving more quickly than many of us may realize. Early-stage research in emerging energy technologies is laying the foundation for transformative advancements. Renewable energy use has the potential to speed past coal as soon as 2025, but deploying new, widespread energy solutions will require a multidisciplinary approach, sustained funding, and a long-term vision to drive innovation. In this session, learn from Duke experts what it will take to live into a future powered by sustainable, emergent energies. 


  • Kristy McKain, Master of Environmental Management, Energy & Environment, Class of 2024


  • Jie Liu, George Barth Geller Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
  • Tyler Norris, Ph.D. student at Duke University’s Nicholas School of Environment in Environmental Sciences and Policy
  • Lincoln Pratson, Gendell Family Professor of Energy and Environment, Nicholas School of the Environment