Is California On Track to Attain Its Energy & Greenhouse Gas Emission Goal? Interview w. Jane C.S. Long

Five years ago the California Council On Science & Technology (CCST) published a study that recommended that the state embrace a wide range of technologies to assure that its plan could meet the growing energy needs of the state, as well as its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Five years have passed and critical strategies lag significant progress in solar and wind power. Decision makers are revisiting recommendations made in that study and exploring new ones.

The study that made the recommendation is California Energy Future: View to 2050, June 2011. Jane C.S. Long is the co-chair of the study. Burton Richter, Nobel Prize Winner was among the many distinguished scientists and economists who helped prepare the study.

Michael Killen asked Jane C.S. Long to help us understand the present situation.

Michael Killen is an Internet/TV Talk Show Host, the Artist who made the Dire Consequences of Greenhouse Gases: Send in the Clowns Series of Paintings and Events, and he published over 300 studies.  He adds, “It is clearly time for the CCST, or other organization, to commission a study that will help policymakers determine what to do now, to help the state meet its energy and emissions requirements.

About Michael Killen Helps Organizations Share Their Important Climate and Energy Action Message

Michael Killen is the founder and leader of Killen & Associates, Inc., a global consulting services and marketing company located in Silicon Valley. Killen & Associates has published over 400 market and industry research studies and a dozen white papers; produced 700 TV shows, and made some of the most important paintings that help its clients bring attention to their climate solutions. Michael is the developer of a methodology of strategy and author of five books - Introduction to Programming: A Mathematical Approach; IBM: The Making of the Common View (also translated and printed in Japanese); a 3-book series on IBM's complex architecture strategy [SAA: Imaging Processing, SAA: Managing Distributed Data, SAA and UNIX: IBM’s Open Systems Strategy]. At the start of a new decade in 2020, Killen & Associates announced a new major project that stops climate change before it ends civilization as we know it by focusing on what matters most. Helping Governments, non profits, utility companies and energy supplier communities, not just identify four of the most promising climate action solutions to support, but also to promote those approaches. Michael heads this project called ‘Climate Change Solutions that Save Civilization: Concentrate on What Matters Most’. Global organizations and executives from AT&T, IBM, MasterCard, Toshiba, Siemens, British Telecom, the US National Security Agency, Hewlett Packard, General Electric, Phillips of Holland have all benefitted from the consulting service of Killen & Associates. The studies allowed executives to think clearly about emerging opportunities and threats. TV shows assisted executives in sharing their messages globally. The only company of its kind, Killen & Associates also produces art for major events. The US Department of Commerce, US Department of Interior, Stanford University, Governor's Office of California, have all displayed Michael's art at their events. NASA selected Michael to make "Sustainability" (5ft X 24ft). This June (2020) will be the eighth year Stanford has displayed his paintings at their annual Silicon Valley Energy Summit. Contact me to discuss my art and sharing your message on my show to global audiences. Follow me on Twitter @KillenMichael or YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/ZeitgeistKillen.
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