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Phoenix: Global and Local Energy Transitions: Lessons from Germany and Beyond
September 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
On Thursday, September 14, the Phoenix Warburg Chapter will host a Panel Discussion as part of the Future Out Loud podcast series with:
President of Ecological Institute US
Former Climate Manager for Freiburg, Germany
Senior Climate Consultant in the Hamburg Ministry of Environment and Energy
Dr. David Sailor
Director of the ASU Urban Climate Research Center
Dean Libby Wentz
ASU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
and moderated by:
Dr. Wesley Herche
ASU Global Security Initiative
Dr. Heather Ross
ASU School for the Future of Innovation in Society
There will be a no charge to attend. Dinner is also free of charge.
RSVP here by September 13.
Experts from Germany and Arizona will discuss Germany’s energy transition (Energiewende) and where Arizona stands on the path to joining Germany as a leader in this global movement. We will look at the economic impacts of renewable energy and energy efficiency, especially on a local scale, i.e., how sustainable-energy policies foster local job creation, economic activity, and tax revenue while reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and thus mitigating global climate change.