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Landlords: The (solar) power is in your hands

By Rebecca Phillips, MBA ’22 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Manavendra Sial, Executive Vice President and CFO, SunPower Corporation, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2021. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke […]

How COPs have enabled collective action on climate change

By Vishrut Chatrath, MBA ’22 This article is Part 2 in a 4-part series written by MBA student Vishrut Chatrath as a reflection after his trip to the COP26 Summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Post 2 of 4 In 1985, Carl Sagan, a planetary scientist, highlighted to the U.S. Congress that climate change is a global […]

Climate change and the need for collective action

By Vishrut Chatrath, MBA ’22 This article is Part 1 in a 4-part series written by MBA student Vishrut Chatrath as a reflection after his trip to the COP26 Summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Post 1 of 4 You might be wondering why news organizations labeled this year’s climate conference, COP26 in Glasgow, as the “last […]

Pass “direct-pay” to unlock the full potential of renewable energy

By Anna Hofmann, MBA ’22 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Enrique Alvarez-Uria Berros, Country Manager US, Ocean Winds, and Varun Saluja, Commercial Manager, Mayflower Wind, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2021. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily […]

The commercialization of trash and carbon: Similarities, differences, and implications

By Courtney Bell, MBA ’22 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Marcius Extavour, Vice President, Energy & Climate at XPRIZE, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2021. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke […]

Implementing a universal carbon tax is a simple yet effective emissions solution

By Grace Fernandez, MEM/MBA ’23 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Vanessa Miler-Fels, Director of Energy Innovation and Impact at Microsoft, in an EDGE Seminar at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in Fall 2021. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either […]

The promise of seaweed farming

by Carybeth Reddy, MBA ’22 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Marcius Extavour, VP of Energy and Climate at XPRIZE, in an EDGE Seminar on Sept. 29, 2021 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either […]

Prospective student questions answered

Are you a prospective MBA student interested in energy and/or sustainability issues?  Want to know more about how to get involved with EDGE and our related clubs? In this video Q&A, EDGE Managing Director Katie Kross and MBA Class of ’22 student Will Slap discuss all things Energy & Environment at Fuqua. … AND, if […]

Can (or will?) Apple change the way we think about energy?

by Liz Visconti, MBA’20 This article was written in response to a seminar given by Arvin Ganesan, Energy and Environment Policy, Apple, in an EDGE Seminar on Jan. 29, 2020 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of either Duke University or […]

Range anxiety is not the only reason that Americans are less charged up about electric vehicles (EVs)

Jenny cooke

By Jenny Cooke, MBA ’20 This article was written in response to a presentation given by Hannah Polikov, Director, Public Utility Commission Program, Advanced Energy Economy in an EDGE Seminar on Nov. 4, 2018 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. This article voices one student’s perspective and does not necessarily represent the views of […]