Ep. #53 – Jón Gnarr

Posted by on Jan 19, 2017
Ep. #53 – Jón Gnarr

Cymene and Dominic talk about, what else, the future tomorrow will bring. To sprinkle a little comedy on our tragedy, [12:37] Dominic has a chance to catch up with old friend Jón “Houstonsson” Gnarr, famed Icelandic writer, actor, comedian, former mayor of Reykjavík, co-founder of The Best Party, and now part-time Texan. Jón explains why […]

Ep. #50 – Annise Parker

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016
Ep. #50 – Annise Parker

Cymene and Dominic ring out 2016 by sharing a few energy and environment stories you might have missed. Then (22:11) we welcome to the podcast Annise Parker, three term mayor of Houston (2010-2016), now a fellow at Rice University’s Doerr Institute for New Leaders. As Houston’s greenest mayor, we reflect on the major environmental accomplishments […]

Discuss Houston Recycling with Chris Butler and Brian K. Yeoman, Jan. 15 @ Noon

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015
Discuss Houston Recycling with Chris Butler and Brian K. Yeoman, Jan. 15 @ Noon

CENHS, The Rice Environmental Club, and the Shell Center for Sustainability invite you to a lunchtime talk about recycling in Houston. The event will take place January 15th at 12 noon in the Great Hall. Please RSVP to cenhs@rice.edu for a free lunch, and remember to bring your own container for water. You can find […]

Deeper Water: A Report from Houston’s Offshore Technology Conference

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014
Deeper Water: A Report from Houston’s Offshore Technology Conference

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), an annual meeting for scientists, technologists, salespeople, job-seekers and corporate honchos in the offshore oil and natural gas extraction industry, is the largest annual conference in Houston, the fourth-largest city in the United States. This year it attracted nearly 110,000 participants from 43 countries and was housed at the appropriately-named […]