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Sept. 10 – Fossil Fuels & Climate – Berrien Moore

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Join us for the first Baker Energy and Environmental Forum of the Fall 2015 semester. On Thursday, September 10, 2015, 1:00-2:30 ...

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Baker Scholar Applications Available Online – Deadline Tues., Sept. 15, 2015

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Baker Scholars 2015 Application Form and Faculty Appraisal Form is available for Baker Scholars applicants now. Complete information available here.  Deadline is 9/15/15 to ...

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Baker Fellow, John Nolt, on Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuels, and Climate Change: The Long View

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Dr. John Nolt, UT professor of Philosophy, Baker Fellow in Energy & Environment and long-time environmental advocate, has written a ...

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Baker Center Director, Matt Murray, discusses Gas Tax on WATE.

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Dr. Matt Murray appeared on WATE-TV 6 to discuss the gas tax issue as part of a Tennessee This Week ...

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