Category Archives: energy sustainability

8 Silicon Valley Leaders Shared Their Climate Energy Message in front of Killen’s “Stanford” Painting

Photographed Above: Joe Stagner, Dr. Katharina Powers, Owner, Art Ventures Gallery (Menlo Park, CA), and Michael Killen. The presenters included: Michael Killen, Artist, Talk Show Host and former publisher of market research studies Joe Stagner, Executive Director, Sustainability & Energy Management, Stanford University  Jan … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Energy Summit Takes Lead: “Energy and Environment in the Trump Administration.”

Friends, In these uncertain times, I am thrilled that the Silicon Valley Energy Summit 2017 will have a plugged-in keynote panel to help us understand “Energy and Environment in the Trump Administration.” The group consists of: Alice Hill, research fellow, … Continue reading

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‘Staving the Great Giant (Greenhouse Gas) of Our Time’ (6 X 15 ft) Oct. 2016

The painting is inspired, in part,  by the national energy policy recommendations that Secretary George Shultz plans to give the next president. Yes, the painting will include a fee on carbon and the distribution of funds. My new paintings have … Continue reading

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Artist and SRI International Discuss National and Global Energy Requirements In the Age of Climate Change

Michael Killen, Silicon Valley artist,  shared what motivated him to create “Dire Consequences: Send in the Clowns” series of large scale paintings. Ripudaman Malhotra, SRI International Fellow and co-author of “A Cubic Mile of Oil” shared the realities of the need … Continue reading

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Art Inspired Conversation of Global Energy Choices: Only In Silicon Valley

Only in Silicon Valley might we find art and an artist who prepares an audience for an insightful discussion of global energy choices. It happens August 28, 2015 at the Nature Gallery in Los Alto, CA. Michael Killen will share … Continue reading

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Next Stop for ‘Don Quixote Meets Climate Change’- Sustainable Silicon Valley

The painting, shown above,  taps into the lore of Don Quixote,  to help bring new communities that may not have heard the climate change and greenhouse gas story to that story. Those communities include the Hispanic and Latino communities. Michael Killen, Artis … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Provoked by Growing Green House Gases

Marianna Grossman, Executive Director Sustainable Silicon Valley  explains why she has changed the focus of her up coming event– West 2014  Nov .19.

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