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Video: Forward Thinker Jesse Jenkins on turning back the clock on climate change

May 20, 2021

Jesse Jenkins, an assistant professor at Princeton University with a joint appointment in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and Environment, is a forward-thinking macro-scale energy systems engineer with a focus on the rapidly evolving electricity sector. In this first video short of the “Forward Thinkers” series, Jenkins discusses the research foundations that could make possible a transition to a zero-carbon environmental policy, as well as the implications of economy-wide decarbonization efforts.