The Push for Renewable Energy

TUE, JUN 28, 2016 (44:05)

In this discussion, Philip Warburg explains the important role of the public in making the shift to renewable energy, and describes his own experience in this regard. He also provides background on the various conflicts that accompany the energy change, and offers viable solutions to such problems.

+ BIO: Phil Warburg

Philip Warburg is the author of two respected books on renewable energy, _Harvest the Wind: America’s Journey to Jobs_, _Energy Independence_, _Climate Stability_ (Beacon Press 2012, 2013, and _Harness the Sun: America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future_ (Beacon Press, 2015). His articles have appeared in numerous policy journals and newspapers including Audubon, The Boston Globe, The Daily Beast, HuffPost Green, The International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, Orion, and The Washington Post. Philip Warburg received his law degree from Harvard Law School. He joined the Washington-based Environmental Law Institute, which was concerned with environmental law reform in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. From 2003-2009 he was president of the Conservation Law Foundation, New England’s oldest and largest environmental watchdog group.

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