Author Archive: Andrew Hunter

I am in my second year of a five year combination BS physics/math and MS systems engineering program offered jointly through Haverford College and UPenn. Helping my community is a lot of fun and means a great deal to me. Through the IEA and other efforts, I've come to learn how much power many can have when there is a clear positive vision, motivation and momentum.

"There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist."

— Mark Twain

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IEA participates in Earth Hour!

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
IEA participates in Earth Hour!

The International Energy Alliance is pleased to announce that it has established a team of IEA members who are tasked with implementing an Earth Hour event which targets energy use. Our goal for this event is to encourage others to add their voices to this worthwhile cause and to engage themselves in energy saving and sustainability efforts. Please follow this link to explore thousands […]

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IEA Appoints New Chairman

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
IEA Appoints New Chairman

The IEA is very pleased to announce that it has appointed a new board chairman, George Jared Schoeffel. We believe Schoeffel’s background will enable IEA growth in strategic areas. Looking forward to future growth with Schoeffel at the lead.  I feel fortunate that I have been able to participate in many capacities in the International Energy […]

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The IEA is Now Officially Nonprofit

August 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
The IEA is Now Officially Nonprofit

The International Energy Alliance (IEA) is extremely pleased to announce that last week it gained recognition by the state of California as a nonprofit corporation, successfully completing the IEA’s first step towards its goal of achieving Federal tax exemption under IRS code 501(c)(3). Since then, the IEA completed and submitted IRS documents required for the […]

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IEA project saves 150,000 gallons of fuel annually

January 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
IEA project saves 150,000 gallons of fuel annually

Almost an entire year has gone by from when this project was just a concept to the completion of installation –but it’s finally happened. The complete environmental impact projections for this project is that it will save 30,000-150,000 gallons of gasoline each year and reduce carbon gas emissions by 600,000-3,000,000 pounds per year. This started as an idea, and as things developed over a one year period of time many believers came forth and changed it from an idea into a vision, and then into reality. Although I put a lot of time into this, it would have been absolutely impossible to do this without the help and time of a […]

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The Myth of the American Energy Crisis

October 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Myth of the American Energy Crisis

The flier containing information about an upcoming presentation was titled Myth of the American Energy Crisis. I thought to myself this is a catchy title for sure and it includes the word “energy,” so I had better clear that date on my calendar so I could check out what I was hoping would be a brilliant presentation on energy and politics by Mark Chapin Johnson, PhD at the Center Club in Orange County, California on September 12, 2012. It turned out that I was not disappointed. The bottom line according to Dr. Johnson is that virtually everything we know and think about the merits of ethanol is actually the opposite […]

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Media Covers IEA China Environment Forum Event

July 6, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Media Covers IEA China Environment Forum Event

It was truly fantastic to experience this event and see the wonderful participation by all attendees at the 2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference which took place on June 15, 2012 in Guiyang, China. There were great student speakers as well as government speakers and university speakers -all with important messages to share.  […]

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China Environment Forum Speaker Encourages Energy Saving

June 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
China Environment Forum Speaker Encourages Energy Saving

At the second International Environment Forum, IEA Key member Aaron Ko provides some thoughts motivating to save energy in ways that everyone can accomplish. His goal is not to provide all the answers, but instead to simply get individuals to start thinking about how to save energy in their daily lives. Here is a complete […]

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USC Professor Meshkati Speaks on Nuclear Safety at China Environment Forum

June 20, 2012 | By More
USC Professor Meshkati Speaks on Nuclear Safety at China Environment Forum

We are so grateful that USC Professor Najmedin Meshkati agreed to speak at the 2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference that took place on June 15, 2012 at No. 1 High School in Guiyang, China. As forum keynote speaker, Professor Meshkati focused on nuclear power and specifically on how proper human, organization, and technology all need to be in place in order to have a safe power plant. He emphasized the idea of a weak link in the chain of these three items will lead to disaster. Meshkati maintained that most […]

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IEA Raises over $10,000 for China Environment Forum

June 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
IEA Raises over $10,000 for China Environment Forum

International Energy Alliance fundraising committee reports that it successfully raised over $10,000 in funding for the second International Environment Forum (also known as the “2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference”) which took place in Guiyang, China on June 15, 2012.

Fundraising committee co-chair Andrew Hunter in the USA and co-chair Luo Xi in China started to work on fundraising in early May, and appropriated funds and fund pledges for the full required amount by the […]

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China Environment Forum Focusses on Energy

June 20, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
China Environment Forum Focusses on Energy

Entering the 21st century, social development’s over-dependence and human beings’ excessive consumption of various sources of energy, especially non-renewable energy sources have led to degradation of the ecological environment, which worries people around the world. In order to advocate ecological civilization and green life, enhance teenagers’’ understanding of ecological civilization and green life, enhance teenagers’ understanding of ecological civilization construction, we hold the Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference here, hoping that this […]

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Senior IEA Editor Delivers Speech at China Environment Forum

June 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Senior IEA Editor Delivers Speech at China Environment Forum

Jessica Murphy, senior editor for the International Energy Alliance, traveled to Guiyang, China to be a part of the 2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference which took place on June 15. Jessica’s insight into renewable energy cautions that not all renewable energy ideas are worthy of being put into place since there can be negative secondary effects or other inefficiencies. Her complete speech as was given at this conference is given below.

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China Environment Forum a Great Success

June 17, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
China Environment Forum a Great Success

The 2012 Sino-American Juvenile International Energy Alliance Environment Conference (aka the Second International Environment Forum) that took place June 15, 2012 in Guiyang, China was a great success and an amazing experience for all –attendees, participants, special guests, speakers, and organizers, alike.

This forum was organized by the International Energy Alliance, Hunter Programs, Guiyang Hunter Programs, and No. 1 High School. Special thanks goes out to Mr. Luo Xi (Cameron) for his forum organization efforts since without his passion and

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Associa Sponsors China Environment Forum

June 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Associa Sponsors China Environment Forum

Associa joins the list of sponsors for the Second International Environment forum held in Guiyang, China on June 15, 2012. We at the IEA are extremely grateful for this late joining sponsor that helped close the gap in the small remaining deficit in funding required for this forum. PCM is wholly owned by Associa, an […]

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China Environment Forum Update Including Special New VIPs in Attendance

June 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
China Environment Forum Update Including Special New VIPs in Attendance

The second International Environment Forum scheduled to be held June 15, 2012 has gone through yet another format change as we approach the date of the forum, with the most recent changes being driven by the immense popularity and notoriety the forum is gaining.  We are extremely excited to announce the most recent addition of […]

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JSerra Sponsors China Environment Forum

June 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
JSerra Sponsors China Environment Forum

JSerra Catholic High School has agreed to help sponsor the Second International Environment Forum. In fact, as the forum date rapidly approaches (June 15, 2012), the International Energy Alliance fundraising committee is receiving funding from many last minute sponsors for this important forum on the environment, and in particular, energy. JSerra Catholic High School, simply […]

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China International Environment Forum Honored Guests and Speakers Announced

June 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
China International Environment Forum Honored Guests and Speakers Announced

As we are getting closer to the date of the Second International Environment Forum of which “energy” will be the focus, the list of honored guests and speakers lined up at this time is now available. With this list, it is apparent that this will be a very successful forum. Thank you to all the […]

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