Energy Transitions and the Circular Economy

Clark Miller

Clark Miller talks with Heather Ross and Andrew Maynard about Energy Transitions and the Circular Economy. This is the 4th episode of the 5-part futurethink series: Innovation, Society, and the Circular Economy for the 2016 Disruptive Innovation Festival.

Show Notes
Guest, Clark Miller:

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• Recycling requires enormous amount of energy and is cost-prohibitive. Can an energy transition make it more efficient? Read more:…ink-how-we-recycle

• Developers are bidding record-breaking low prices at a new plant planned for the Middle East. Read more about it:…ar-price-abu-dhabi/

• People being hard hit by energy transition played a significant role in this past election. What compelled coal workers during the election? Read more :…-trump/93235678/

•Heather discusses the Clay Christensen model of disruption and what it means in energy transitions. Read more:

•Innovation doesn’t always have to be transformative all at once. We can promote idea of incremental innovation so that people’s livelihoods are not disrupted. Read more:…mental-innovation/