Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 27th

Location: Pfizer Hall at Harvard University, 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge (link to directions)

Speakers: Emily Kerr

Graphics: Aparna Nathan

How do you know that your light will definitely turn on within seconds of your flicking the switch? Ready and reliable access to energy has dramatically changed how human beings live their lives. In this talk, we will discuss how humans have harnessed nature’s energy resources and how in turn these resources have impacted our lives. We will look at the systems that get electricity into our homes and workspaces, and the consequences of those systems. Finally we will discuss how we can responsibly meet our energy needs in the future.

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