Carlo Rubbia, Physics Nobel Laureate in 1984, is examining sustainability in the context of global energy supplies. Rubbia is the Scientific Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies on Sustainability in Potsdam, Germany. The IASS was founded in 2009 by Klaus Topfer, former head of the UN Environmental Program. Rubbia wants to collate research results from across the world to develop a new strategy on energy. The objective: the sustainable generation, transfer and storage of energy. Photo Credit: Green Prophet1 via Flickr.