2018 National Energy Conference, hosted by West Virginia University. Topics: the
latest developments in climate change issues, climate change communication,
controlling methane emissions and putting a price on carbon.
WHO: Conference speakers include:
· Emily Calandrelli, Emmy-nominated science TV host and executive producer and host of FOX’s “Xploration Outer Space.”
· Kurt Waltzer, Clean Air Task Force
· Andrew Williams, Environmental Defense Fund
· Kenneth Davis, professor of atmospheric science at Pennsylvania State University
· Autumn Long, Solar United Neighbors
· Jim Probst, Citizen's Climate Lobby
· Michael Svoboda, professor at George Washington University
· Rafe Pomerance, chairman of Arctic 21 and former president of Friends of the Earth
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: WVU College of Law, 101 Law School Dr., Morgantown
“Experts agree on the importance of controlling greenhouse gas emissions and bipartisan efforts have paved the way for financial incentives for climate-friendly technologies,” Van Nostrand said. “But citizens, public agencies, businesses, scientists and community leaders must all play an informed role in addressing climate change to help fully tackle the technical, legal, financial, regulatory and political aspects of the issue.”
NOTES: Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. Online registration is required.
The 2018 National Energy
Conference is hosted by WVU Law’s Center for Energy and Sustainable
Development, Friends of Blackwater, and the Appalachian Stewardship
CONTACT: James Jolly, College of Law
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