'Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet'

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'Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet' will begin on March 29, 2018 6:00pm EDT.

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Varun Sivaram discusses his forthcoming book, Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Power the Planet. Solar energy is the world’s cheapest and fastest-growing power source, but its rise is in danger of stalling. Varun Sivaram argues that realizing solar's potential will require innovation—creative financing, revolutionary technologies, and flexible energy systems.

For further reading, please visit the Taming the Sun book page. 



Varun Sivaram

Philip D. Reed Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations


Richard N. Haass

President, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order

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