This is the transcript of an interview about Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center Beyond Oil Conference: Co-anchor Dennis Bounds: “The electric car industry pulled in for a quick charge at Microsoft’s Redmond campus today.” Co-anchor Jean Enerson: “And as KING 5’s environmental specialist Gary Chittim shows us, some of the nation’s biggest companies are ready to plug in to this technology.” Read More ›
Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew talked about electric vehicles on the radio. His interview can be heard in the long version here and the short version here.
This article, published by Seattle PI, discusses a conference put on by the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: So it was with great enthusiasm on Oct. 23 that 300 people attended a conference hosted by the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center entitled: “Beyond Oil: The Sustainable Communities Initiative and Clean Cities Conference.” The rest of the article can be found here.
When California recently resolved its mammoth budget deficit, it also moved to ease restrictions on transportation public-private partnerships, a politically controversial idea that over the long run could help control costs to taxpayers of improving overloaded roads, rails, and freight facilities. P3s, as the arrangements are called, draw from among construction, engineering, highway management, and infrastructure investment firms (often funded partly Read More ›
Technologist Shai Agassi wowed some 500 participants at the recent “Beyond Oil” conference at Microsoft’s Conference Center, organized by the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute. Not only are the ideas compelling, so too is the business plan and the apparent fact that Agassi seems to have a whole nation committed as a pilot project. Anyone with an interest in energy Read More ›
This article, published by the Tacoma News Tribune, mentions the Cascadia Center, Bruce Agnew, and Steve Marshall of Discovery Institute: PHEVs are a particular enthusiasm of the Cascadia Center, whose leaders, Bruce Agnew and Steve Marshall, believe that PHEVs are the best short-term answer to our dependence on for eign oil and the need to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. The rest Read More ›
Here is the link to video as aired on TVW of the September 5, 2008 luncheon keynote address by Better Place CEO and founder Shai Agassi at Cascadia Center’s “Beyond Oil: Transforming Transportation” conference held at Microsoft’s Redmond, Wash. campus. Agassi’s topic is electric vehicle systems development, renewable energy, and breaking dependence on foreign oil. He is introduced by Tom Read More ›
This November voters will decide on an $18 billion Sound Transit measure and a new president. At the local level, we will decide whether to raise taxes to expand transit. At the federal level, we will choose a president who promises a new energy policy. Both votes will be influenced by high gas prices, which are driven by our increasing Read More ›