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Phoenix: Global and Local Energy Transitions: Lessons from Germany and Beyond

September 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

On Thursday, September 14, the Phoenix Warburg Chapter will host a Panel Discussion as part of the Future Out Loud podcast series with:

Max Gruenig
President of Ecological Institute US

Klaus Hoppe
Former Climate Manager for Freiburg, Germany

Ursel Pielke
Senior Climate Consultant in the Hamburg Ministry of Environment and Energy

Dr. David Sailor
Director of the ASU Urban Climate Research Center

Dean Libby Wentz
ASU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

and moderated by:

Dr. Wesley Herche
ASU Global Security Initiative


Dr. Heather Ross
ASU School for the Future of Innovation in Society


There will be a no charge to attend. Dinner is also free of charge.
RSVP here by September 13.

Experts from Germany and Arizona will discuss Germany’s energy transition (Energiewende) and where Arizona stands on the path to joining Germany as a leader in this global movement. We will look at the economic impacts of renewable energy and energy efficiency, especially on a local scale, i.e., how sustainable-energy policies foster local job creation, economic activity, and tax revenue while reducing greenhouse-gas emissions and thus mitigating global climate change.