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Ike Kiefer

US Navy (retired)


Areas of Expertise:

Biofuels, Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Coal, Electric Vehicles, Energy Economics, Energy Security, Energy Storage, Environment, Environmental Policy, Fuel Cells, GHGs, Hydrogen, Hydropower, Liquid Fuels, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Oil, Regulation, Renewables, Smart Grid, Solar, Tax Policy, Transmission, Water, Wind

Additional Areas of Expertise:

National security, energy security, energy strategy, GHGs, climate, military, EROI, physics, photosynthesis, biodynamics, desalination, demographics, history

25-year military officer, Naval aviator, EA-6B Prowler pilot. 7 times deployed to Middle East and Southwest Asia. 22 months on the ground in Iraq. 3 years as pentagon strategic planner on Joint Staff. 3 years as faculty instructor of warfighting and strategy at the Air War College. Degrees in physics, strategy, and history. Published papers on energy security and biofuels (http://www.au.af.mil/au/ssq/digital/pdf/spring_13/kiefer.pdf ).

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