Bellagio Residents/

Michael Webber

July 2022 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: July & November 2022

Project: “Hunger for Power: Feeding and Energizing the Planet”


Michael E. Webber is a global expert in energy and cleantech. Webber came to Bellagio in July and November 2022 to write a book which explores the nexus of food and energy. He has authored more than 400 publications, holds 6 patents, and serves on the advisory board for Scientific American. His book, Power Trip: the Story of Energy, was turned into a six-part series that aired on PBS, Amazon Prime, and Apple TV. He is the Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources at the University of Texas at Austin and CTO of Energy Impact Partners, a $3 billion cleantech venture fund.

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