The Push for Renewable Energy

Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations
June 28, 2016, Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA

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.

In this discussion, Mr 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.

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