Climate Action Goes to Washington (State): Energy Solutions in the Pacific Northwest
The recent agreement between Washington state, British Columbia, Oregon and California to harmonize their climate and energy policies has the potential both to accelerate greenhouse gas reductions and to catalyze a strong, clean, and resilient economy. Join Washington Governor Jay Inslee and other distinguished leaders on Tuesday, April 1, for a discussion on the future of clean industry. Brought to you by Climate Desk Live, this event is a partnership between the University of Washington’s College of the Environment, Climate Access, and Climate Desk. Hosted by award-winning journalist Chris Mooney and sponsored by Bloomberg BNA, the discussion will cover a range of key climate policy issues from coal terminals, to fuel efficiency standards, to carbon pricing, with an eye toward innovation and new energy solutions.
Featured Guests: Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee; Lisa Graumlich, Dean,
College of the Environment, University of Washington; Paul Shukovsky, correspondent, Bloomberg BNA; Dan Schwartz, Director, Clean Energy Institute
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Moderator: Chris Mooney
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Climate Access is a nonprofit network aimed at leveraging the public’s role in addressing climate disruption by increasing support for policy and involvement in shifting energy and sustainability behaviors. Climate Access consists of more than 2,000 leaders from nonprofits, government, and academia located in Canada, the United States, and 43 countries around the world. @climateaccess
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University of Washington College of the Environment is the largest environment-focused college in North America, with unparalleled depth and breadth in environmental systems: from the forests to the seas and from the depths of the earth to the edges of the solar system. In partnership with industry, government and nonprofits, the College is creating new leaders, advancing knowledge and forging sustainable solutions to the critical environmental challenges of our time. @UW_CoEnv
Clean Energy Institute at the University of Washington aims to accelerate the creation of a scalable clean energy future by advancing next generation solar energy and electrical energy storage materials and devices, and their integration with systems and the grid. We are realizing this vision through scientific and engineering research combined with partnerships leveraging eight decades of unique clean energy leadership, knowledge, and infrastructure in our state and region.