John Novak

John Novak, the executive director for federal and industrial activities, environment and general sectors with the California-based Electric Power Research Institute, discusses the environmental research his organisation does, including some of the problems associated with technology transfer. Novak also talks about the issues related with helping developing countries close the technology gap without curbing incentives for research and development in the developed world. Also see John Novak speaking from Copenhagen. And Richard Muyungi, Office of the Vice-President, Tanzania speaking from Bonn in August 2009