Jeremy Shere’s TEDxBloomington talk spins the tale of two great solar energy inventors … in the 19th century. His talk explores how investigating the history of renewable energy is vital for understanding and improving the energy landscape today and in the future.
An award-winner writer, editor, and producer, Jeremy Shere has more than a decade of experience producing content for print, web, radio, and television, including A Moment of Science, Sound Medicine, EarthSky, Matter Network, Reuters, and WTIU. Jeremy holds a Ph.D. in Literature and teaches writing at the IU Ernie Pyle School of Journalism. His new book, Renewable: The World-Changing Power of Alternative Energy, an in-depth look at the surprisingly long history of alternative energy sources and the best options for future sources of renewable energy, was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2013.
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