C'Mon - Wisconsin Needs Clean Energy! -- Exploring win-win aspects of an alternative energy transition
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About The Event
Join the League of Women Voters of Dane County on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, for a public issues forum in the climate crisis series as we explore the win-win aspects of Wisconsin’s alternative energy transition. Our speakers, Sam Dunaiski, Distributed Renewable Energy Program Director for RENEW Wisconsin, Scott Coenen, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Conservative Energy Forum, and Kenneth A. Walz, Science, Engineering, and Renewable Energy Instructor for Madison Area Technical College and Adjunct Professor at the University of Wisconsin – Madison Civil and Environmental Engineering Department’s Environmental Chemistry and Technology Program will sketch out our energy transformation from a full palette of possibilities, as well as address key questions:
What are the barriers to progress?
Who is training the workforce for clean energy jobs?
What’s in it for rural communities?
How can we ensure benefits are shared evenhandedly by all and protect our natural world?
How do system-wide energy efficiencies get buy-in from local governments and consumers?
Carol Barford, Director of the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), LWVDC Member, Climate Crisis Subcommittee will serve as moderator.