Experts in Detroit

Aneesh Chopra: The Wall of Disbelief
Ian Prentice: The Cloud Consumes More Energy Than You Think
Robin Chase: Car Sharing Gives Drivers Cost Perspective
Cho-oon Khong: An Energy Company Prepares For Radical Change
Amy Jaffe: The Infrastructure Costs Of Getting Off Oil
William McDonough: What's the "Uber" of Food?
Aneesh Chopra: How Can Big Data Beat Waste?
Aneesh Chopra: The Wall of Disbelief
Ian Prentice: The Cloud Consumes More Energy Than You Think
Robin Chase: Car Sharing Gives Drivers Cost Perspective
Cho-oon Khong: An Energy Company Prepares For Radical Change
Amy Jaffe: The Infrastructure Costs Of Getting Off Oil
William McDonough: What's the "Uber" of Food?
Aneesh Chopra: How Can Big Data Beat Waste?

Detroit is more than a city, it’s a symbol. It represents the decline of American industry, but also the resilience, flexibility, and vision of American workers. Planet Forward went to Detroit for Shell's “Powering Progress Together” event to hear from energy entrepreneurs, innovators, and thought leaders. Data and the sharing economy were popular topics, but so was the uncertainty associated with the future of energy. In the words of William McDonough, author of Cradle to Cradle and The Upcycle: “The world will surprise us.”

Detroit’s going to play a big role in how and when those surprises come.

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