Panel Discussion on “Clean Energy and American Leadership: Risks and Opportunities”

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Theater II, Memorial Union Building, Durham

Please join us for a panel discussion with Tom Steyer on “Clean Energy and American Leadership: Risks and Opportunities” on Thursday November 12 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.. 

Panelists Include: 

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Tom Steyer is a business leader and philanthropist who believes we have a moral responsibility to give back and help ensure that every family shares the benefits of economic opportunity, education, and a healthy climate. Tom founded NextGen Climate in 2013, which acts politically to prevent climate disaster and promote prosperity for all Americans.

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Michael Ettlinger: Founding Director, UNH Carsey School of Public Policy. Formerly Senior Director for the Fiscal and Economic Policy at the Pew Charitable Trusts and before that, Vice President for Economic Policy at the Center for American Progress.


Clayton Mitchell:  Lecturer in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at UNH and founding partner of NH-based company Revolution Energy. Clay has developed several energy projects and policies that contribute to economic sustainability and secure energy resources for clients in the public and private sectors.

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Venu Rao: Former Program Manager at Lockheed Martin and current Chairman, Hollis Energy Committee.  Venu is working to make all municipal and school buildings in Hollis fossil fuel free.


Discussion moderated by Cameron Wake, Research Professor at the UNH Earth Systems Research Center/EOS and the Josephine Lamprey Professor in Climate and Sustainability

The event is sponsored by the UNH Sustainability Institute, Carsey School of Public Policy, Center for Social Innovation and Enterprise, and the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space.