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Accelerating Climate Action in the United States:
What are we doing and what more can be done?

Videos and Slide Presentations from our Conference


Thursday, September 20, 2018

Welcome and Public Lecture by Debbie Mans 

Judi Greenwald, Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Fellow, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Debbie Mans, Deputy Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (view slides)
Introduced by Jeanne M. Fox, former President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities


Friday, September 21, 2018

Welcome by Lynn Loo

Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo, Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment; Theodora D. ’78 and William H. Walton III ’74 Professor in Engineering; Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering  (view slides)


Keynote Panel: The Interplay of Technology Innovation, Public Policy, Market Forces, and Human Behavior

Judi Greenwald, Moderator, Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Fellow, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University
David Crane, Former CEO, NRG Energy (view slides)
David Hone, Chief Climate Change Adviser, Shell International Ltd. (view slides)
Elke Weber, Associate Director for Education, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment; Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment; Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (view slides)
Dan Reicher, Stanford University and the Brookings Institution (view slide)


Keynote Address by Tammy Snyder Murphy

Tammy Snyder Murphy, First Lady of the State of New Jersey


Panel Discussion 2: Climate Action in Power Supply and Demand

Robert Socolow, Moderator, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Emeritus
Alison Silverstein, Alison Silverstein Consulting (view slides)
Jeffrey Brown, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Stanford University (view slides)
Julio Friedmann, Carbon Wrangler, LLC (view slides)
Eric Ingersoll, Co-Founder, Energy Options Network (view slides)


Panel Discussion 3: Climate Action in Transportation

Alain Kornhauser, Moderator, Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering. Director, Program in Transportation (view slides)
Robert Freudenberg, Vice President for Energy and Environment, Regional Plan Association (view slides)
Aravind Kailas, Research and Innovation Manager, Volvo Group (view slides)
Jon Carnegie, Executive Director, Voorhees Transportation Center, Rutgers University


Panel Discussion 4: Scaling State, Local and Business Action

Liz Lempert, Moderator, Mayor, Princeton, New Jersey
Martin Powell, Head of Urban Development, Siemens (view slides)
Andrew Rachlin, Managing Director, Reinvestment Fund
Bruce Schlein, Director, Community Reinvestment Act Business Strategy, Citi (view slides)
Andrew P. Zwicker, Assemblyman, New Jersey 16th Legislative District


Panel Discussion 5: Adding It Up

Denise Mauzerall, Moderator, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Hannah Pitt, Research Analyst, Rhodium Group LLC (view slides)
William Flederbach, Founder, President and CEO, ClimeCo Corporation (view slides)
Nathan Hultman, Director, Center for Global Sustainability, University of Maryland (view slides)