Max is a graduate student at The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, specializing in new media's role in international affairs. His work has appeared in such outlets as the BBC Magazine Monitor, Foreign Policy in Focus and Planet Forward.

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The final results of the 2011 Solar Decathlon caught the University of Maryland off guard. After all, the UMD team was only one of 19 competitors assembled on Washington D.C.’s West Potomac Park last week as the Department of Energy sought out this year’s most innovative and practical solar homes. Schools from around the world…

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The RAND Corporation releases a critical report on the state of alternative energy investment in the armed forces. Military commanders, however, remain committed to reducing fossil fuel usage fleetwide.