Future of Personal Transportation

As I write this, I’m waiting for the UH Energy Symposium on “Navigating the Future of Personal Transportation” today’s topic reminded me of the question: What might our world look like with a fully mature Bio energy shaped world in 2030.


So here we go:


Describe your best Vision of the future, what our world might look like with a fully mature “Bio Energy” shaped world in 2030? Connect and build bridges to the concepts on bio for energy and industrial applications. Build connections across politics (rural / farming; global geopolitics) – technology – consumer adoption – etc.

Transition to The Future:

How do we get there? 

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Unconventional Sources of Energy

Two Views on the Coming Age of Unconventionals: Final Exam Essay

These are assignments that I have turned in for my TECH 4310 Future of Energy and Environment class, these are my own thoughts and you may not take them without citing them. I will not post them all, but a majority of them.


Many of the reports and forecasts that we covered this semester focused on the transition from conventional to unconventional fuel supplies – particularly around shale natural gas and oil (shale; tar sands; et al).  This transition is gradual and dynamic.  It is filled with uncertainty and a diverse set of opinions on the risks and rewards.

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