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Apr 21

Green:Net 4/21 San Francisco

"We need a better rallying cry than“If we try really really hard the future is going to suck a little bit less."
~ Saul Griffith, Makani Power

"We need a proportional quantitative understanding of energy use, for everyone."
~ Saul Griffith, Makani Power

 "We sell a product that consumers can’t see, touch or smell and if they touch it, they die."
~ David Crane, NRG

"The Conundrum being worked on which we haven't come to grips with is that this is a product American consumer can not conceptualize."
~ David Crane, NRG

"Nuclear is the single most important Green thing we can do."
~ David Crane, NRG

"Due to Fukishima, we are caught in a netherworld (of NRC safety review)… a stunning setback for the environment."
~ David Crane, NRG

"This (the cellphone) is an overlooked solution to our energy and transportation challenges."
~ Sunil Paul, Spring Ventures

"Social networks have increased trust among people, making it easier for collaborative consumption"
~ As tweeted by OnGreen

"A million wells have gone dry in India in the last decade."
~ Rob Bernard, Microsoft

"Data centers are the fastest growing consumer of powers in developing nations."
~ Rob Bernard, Microsoft

"(Reguarding digital prototyping) I wish I could digitally simulate raising my kid… I would do stuff differently!"
~ Carl Bass, Autodesk

"(In design) if you knew at the beginning what you know at the end, you'd always do something different."
~ Carl Bass, Autodesk

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