Guest Speakers and Events

Upcoming Events

April 10, 2018

Richard Hansen and Williana Aquino

Richard Hansen
Executive Director of Energy Access Foundation

Williana Aquino
Program Manager of Energy Access Foundation

Hansen and Aquino will address advances of solar PV in developing countries and its contribution to the global transition to a sustainable energy system with their presentation, “Solar Technology in Developing Countries: Sustainable Energy for All.”


Feb. 27, 2018

Daniel Raimi

Daniel Raimi
Senior Research Associate, Resources for the Future; Lecturer, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

"The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution," will provide a balanced and accessible view of oil and gas development while highlighting stories of the people and communities affected by the share revolution.


Past Events

Nov. 14, 2017

Mark Szybist

Mark Szybist
Senior Advocate for the Energy and Transportation Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Clean energy advocate Mark Szybist’s presentation, “Pennsylvania at an Energy Crossroads: A Decade of Shale Gas, and Where We Go Now,” covered clean energy policies in Pennsylvania that will reduce global warming, create quality jobs and ensure environmental justice.


Nov. 8, 2017

Gene YawGene Yaw ’70
Pennsylvania State Senator

Sen. Yaw’s presentation, “State policy related to Marcellus development,” focused on Marcellus Shale gas development. As chairman of the state senate’s Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, Yaw shared his thoughts on energy issues facing the state.


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