What's Now: San Francisco

A conversation among innovators at
The Applied Innovation Exchange

425 Brannan Street, San Francisco CA

Highlights

An overview of the spending of average American families and the flow of energy in the U.S.

11:40
18:03

Energy flow in the transportation sector: There are 10x as many miles of natural gas pipeline as there are of roads

32:20
41:00

Energy flow in the commercial sector: We spend a "slice of cheese" worth of energy on vacant commercial buildings

51:42
54:58

Energy flow in the residential sector: On the importance of cold water enzymes

55:10

Energy flow in the government sector: When the government does get things done, it's in air-conditioned and heated buildings

58:45
62:20

Farmers' markets versus industrially produced food (plus why monster truck rallies are better than Burning Man)

73:05
77:40

Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu on going green(er) and championing science-based policy

87:25
95:20