Summer 2021 Fair Transition Webinar Series: “Putting Together the Pieces of a Fair Energy Transition – Leaving No One Behind.”

By: WV Center on Climate Change

In West Virginia and around the world, global warming and the climate crisis are driving a rapid transition to low-carbon-emission energy sources.  How can we secure a fair energy transition that provides effective climate solutions?

You can learn more about (and help answer) this important question at a Summer 2021 series of free, expert-led, interactive webinars on the topic: “Putting Together the Pieces of a Fair Energy Transition – Leaving No One Behind.”  Three hour-long webinars, each with different expert speakers and panelists, are scheduled for 7:00-8:00 PM USET on Tuesday, June 15; Tuesday, July 13; and Tuesday, August 10.

The featured speaker on Tuesday, June 15: Robert Pollin, PhD, Distinguished University Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute.  Dr. Pollin is the lead author of the recent report, “Impacts of the Reimagine Appalachia & Clean Energy Transition Programs for West Virginia.”

Moderator – Michael Jones, Vice-Chair, WV Center on Climate Change.  Panelists – Jeff Young, Managing Editor, Ohio Valley Resource; Ted Boettner, Senior Researcher, Ohio River Valley Institute.

Register Here for the June 15 webinar.

For more information, contact Tom Rodd; 304-541-4494; 304-265-0018; thomasrodd@wvclimate.org.

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