Philip Warburg, author, lawyer and former director of the Conservation Law Foundation, New England’s oldest and largest environmental watchdog group. Philip Warburg is the author of two respected books on renewable energy, Harvest the Wind: America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and 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 appeared on SftPublic’s Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations program on June 28, 2016 to discuss The Push for Renewable Energy and the importance of public engagement in the effort to implement renewable energy –now. He describes his own development as an activist and author, and –in his books– the perspectives of all sorts of people as they confront climate change and modern energy needs.