Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in Clean Energy Action’s second annual Community Energy Fair! This year’s Fair was a huge success, drawing hundreds of people and raising thousands of dollars to support clean energy.
Participants enjoyed a prestigious speaker lineup, cookies baked in a solar oven, electric vehicles on display, opportunities to take action for a wide range of causes, and more.
** 2016 SPEAKER LINEUP **
8:30 AM Christina Gosnell- “Climate Ransom”
Clean energy advocate, coal cost and supply research analyst
9:00 AM Martin Ogle- “Fire and Photosynthesis; Our Energy Future”
Founder, Entrepreneurial Earth LLC; Chief Naturalist, No. VA Regional Park Authority, 1985-2012; long-time energy educator
9:30 AM Russell Mendell- “Yes for Health and Safety Over Fracking – CO Ballot Initiatives 75 and 78”
Clean energy advocate and activist working with Coloradans Against Fracking, Earth Guardians and other organizations
10:00 AM Dr. James White- “Climate Change: What’s happening now, and what’s to come”
Professor of Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, Director of Institute of Arctic & Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado at Boulder
11:00 AM Heather Bailey- “Boulder’s Energy Future”
Executive Director of Energy Strategy and Electric Utility Development for the city of Boulder
11:30 AM Hunter Lovins- “Triumph of the Sun Revisited: It’s Over, Renewables Win”
President and Founder of CO non-profit Natural Capitalism Solutions (NCS), author and sustainable development champion, consultant with governments, communities, companies worldwide. Time Magazine, Millennium Hero for the Planet.
12:30 PM Ken Regelson-“100% Renewables-Let’s Go!”
Founder of EnergyShouldBe.org, COSEIA Sunny award recipient, energy policy analyst, electrical engineer
1:30 Dr. Kevin Trenberth- “Our planet is running a fever: global warming is happening”
Distinguished Senior Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), prominent in all aspects of climate variability and climate change research including focuses on changes in global energy and water cycles
2:30 Luke Straka- “Climate, Health, and the Latino Community”
Research and Development Coordinator for Colorado Latino Leadership, Advocacy and Research Organization (CLLARO)