At Itron, corporate social responsibility means using available resources to maximize positive societal and environmental impact. Education plays a critical role in our ability to raise awareness about important sustainability challenges and inspire the next generation of problem solvers to help create a more resourceful world.
At the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Michael E. Webber is deputy director of the Energy Institute, co-director of the Clean Energy Incubator, Josey Centennial Fellow in Energy Resources, and professor of mechanical engineering. He has developed Energy 101, a popular energy literacy Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and course app, and created and hosted the PBS television special, Energy at the Movies. He also holds four patents and writes and lectures extensively on energy and other topics. He lives in Austin, Texas.
Resourcefulness: An Introduction to the Energy Water Nexus
by Dr. Michael E. Webber
The University of Texas at Austin
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Portions of this text have previously appeared in Energy 101: Energy Technology & Policy © 2013 and in Thirst for Power: Energy, Water and Human Survival (Yale Press) © 2016 Michael E. Webber.