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    Keystone XL Pipeline and the 114th Congress

    Elana Schor talked about the future of the Keystone XL pipeline and potential legislation for its approval in the 114th Congress. Republican leaders had vowed to make the project one…

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    Conservationist John Muir

    Harold Wood talked about the naturalist at the California Historical Society in San Francisco. John Muir is often considered the “Father of the National Park System” and…

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    Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan Exhibit

    Tracy Grimm gave a tour of the Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan exhibit, “Steps to the Moon,” on display in the Stewart Center at Purdue University. She talked about the…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the importance of developing all forms of American energy for the sake of spurring job…

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    Book Discussion on Refrigerator Rights

    Professor Glenn Sparks talked about the book he co-wrote, Refrigerator Rights: Creating Connections and Restoring Relationships, about how social and technological changes disrupt personal…

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    Book Discussion on Spacewalker

    John Norberg talked about the book he co-authored, Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent Flyer, and about the role Purdue University has played…

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    Aviation and Space Exploration

    John Norberg talked about the role Purdue University has played in the history of flight and aeronautical engineering in the United States. Mr. Norberg spoke about major aviation…

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    U.S. Energy Policy

    Secretary Ernest Moniz spoke about U.S. energy policy developments and objectives, stressing a commitment to a diverse approach to energy independence. Then International Energy Agency…

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    Ozone Regulations

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations to cut smog and ozone pollution.…

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    Coal and Climate Change

    Panelists talked about the future of the use of coal and its role in the climate change debate. Topics included the state of clean coal technology and its role in reducing carbon…

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    Competitiveness of Coal

    Panelist used slides as they discussed the future viability and economic competitiveness of coal as an energy resource both in the U.S. and abroad. br/ “The Competitiveness of…

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    Coal and U.S. Energy Policy

    Energy Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Clean Coal Julio Friedmann talked about carbon capture and storage technologies for reducing carbon emissions. He illustrated his talk…

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    British Liaison Committee Hearing on Climate Change Priorities

    British Prime Minister David Cameron answered questions from members of the British Liaison Committee about his government’s domestic and foreign policy agenda. He condemned the…

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    Conservation Act of 1975

    Witnesses testified at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the relevance of the Conservation Act of 1975.

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    Book Discussion on Flood of Lies

    James Cobb, Jr., talked about his book, Flood of Lies: The St. Rita’s Nursing Home Tragedy, about nursing home owners Sal and Mabel Mangano who were accused of causing the deaths…

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    Deep Space Exploration

    Witnesses testified on the nation’s deep space exploration programs and capabilities. William Gerstenmaier provided an update on the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion…

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    Internet and Smart Technology

    The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a discussion on the intersection of smart technology and the Internet known as the *"Internet of Things." Speakers from Amazon,…

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    Drone Technology and Safety

    Witnesses testified at ahearing on the state of the unmanned aircraft system industry and efforts to integrate drones into existing U.S. airspace. They answered questions on safety and…

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    House Debate on California Water Distribution

    The House debated a bill to change water allocation during California’s current drought. The bill would give the state’s central agricultural region more water. The…

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    International Climate Change Conferences

    World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim talked about the priorities for the international community at the Lima, Peru, international conference later in the month. He said that it was…

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