Topic: Raymond Orbach

Poll: Americans aren't optimistic about energy

Oct. 20, 2011
Poll: Americans aren't optimistic about energy

As the first ongoing and nonpartisan measure of how Americans think and behave about energy, the Energy Poll reveals "a general level of angst."

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University of Texas at Austin Researchers to Conduct Comprehensive Study of Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Gas

May 9, 2011

A research team at The University of Texas at Austin will conduct a comprehensive review of the science, policy and environmental issues surrounding hydraulic fracturing of shale gas, it was announced today.

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Opinion: Research vital to economic growth

Feb. 25, 2011
Opinion: Research vital to economic growth

Raymond Orbach, director of the Energy Institute watched "with a mixture of astonishment and dismay" when the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 1, which he said includes massive research cuts.

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Sunlight to clean hydrogen fuel

Jan. 21, 2011
Is it possible to create syntehtic photosynthesis?

Raymond Orbach, director of the Energy Institute, talks up new research from the "Fuel to Sunlight" team on synthetic photosynthesis.

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Experts Offer Analysis of Issues Facing 82nd Texas State Legislative Session

Jan. 11, 2011

January 11 marks the beginning of the 82nd Texas State Legislature. While the state budget and redistricting are set to be the most pressing issues that the legislature will tackle, a myriad of other issues are likely to come before the session. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss policy and political issues from a variety of perspectives.

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