Rice's Energy and Environment Initiative: Focusing on the Future
In recognition of the growing importance of the energy industry to economic growth and the security of the country, Houston-based Rice University is continuing to develop its broad, university-wide Energy and Environment Initiative.
The thrust of the initiative is simple, and can be distilled to three major objectives, Charles McConnell, executive director of the initiative, told Rigzone:
- To ensure the relevancy and the impact of the energy industry on society, and on the university
- To embrace fossil fuels by driving energy sustainability and environmental responsibility
- To grow the university’s independent connections with the energy industry, and to be active in growing Rice’s portfolio of energy programs
Source: Rice University
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