Monday, October 24, 2011

10/27: UTES Lecture Series: "Solving the Climate Problem at Scale" 5-6:15pm

The next presentation in the UT Energy Symposium's Lecture Series will be:

Solving the Climate Problem at Scale: An Environmentalist’s Perspective
Armond Cohen
(Executive Director, Clean Air Task Force)

27 October, 5:15-6:15pm

Open to all. Refreshments served at 5:00pm
Please settle in by 5:10pm

Speaker Bio:
Armond is co-founder and Executive Director of the Clean Air Task Force (CATF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing atmospheric pollution and commercializing innovative clean energy technology.
Armond has co-led two studies of US energy innovation policy with the Center for Science, Policy and Outcomes, “Innovation Policy for Climate Change” (September 2009) and “Four Policy Principles for Energy Innovation and Climate Change: A Synthesis” (June 2010) and is lead author of "’NowGen’: Getting Real about Coal Carbon Capture and Sequestration” (The Electricity Journal, 2009).  He is an honors graduate of Harvard Law School and Brown University, and is a member of the US EPA Clean Air Act Advisory Committee, the Keystone Energy Board, the founding board of the Institute for Gas Drilling Excellence, and served on the Policy Subgroup of the recent National Petroleum Council 2011 study, “Prudent Development – Realizing the Potential of North America’s Abundant Natural Gas and Oil Resources.

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