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What comes after Copenhagen?

For the third year, Suffolk University is participating in the National Teach-in on Global Warming Solutions.

Signs of Change Teach-In

February 11, 2010 from 1-2pm
Location: Amenities Room (1st floor), 73 Tremont Street, Boston 02108

Post-Copenhagen—where do we stand? At this luncheon we will reflect on recent developments and explore next steps for the fight against climate change.  Faculty, staff, students, and members of the community are encouraged to attend.  Speakers will tell about their work, to be followed by a dialogue with attendees.

Event flier.  Free and open to the public.  A light lunch will be provided.  RSVP by February 5. 

Learn more about the National Teach-in On Global Warming Solutions.

Co-Sponsors

Suffolk University Sustainability Committee, Suffolk University Environmental Club, Suffolk University Chapter of the American Chemistry Society, and the Boston Climate Action Network.

Speakers

Kate Anderson

Kate Anderson serves as the State Policy Director for US Senator John Kerry in his Boston office. Her portfolio includes issues related to energy, the environment, and natural resources.  Prior to joining Senator Kerry's staff she was the Associate Director of Legislation and Government Affairs for the Massachusetts Nurses Association. Kate holds a Masters of Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and a BA from Macalester College.

John Rogers

John Rogers is a senior energy analyst with the Union of Concerned Scientists and co-manager of the organization's new Energy and Water in a Warming World initiative. He previously managed the organization's Northeast Clean Energy Project, helping to promote a range of energy and climate policies in the region. John joined UCS in 2006 after working for 15 years on private and public clean energy initiatives. He earned an A.B. at Princeton University and a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan.

 

Lisa Hodes

Lisa Hodes is the Director of US Markets at the Gold Standard Foundation, where she creates, executes, and manages Gold Standard strategies in the US market.  Previously, Lisa practiced environmental law and commercial litigation at Greenberg Traurig LLP and Sullivan & Worcester LLP. She has experience in matters arising under Superfund, the Clean Water Act, the Oil Pollution Act, the Clean Air Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as well as issues related to climate change. Lisa earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations in 2001 from Tufts University. Lisa continued her environmental studies while at the American University Washington College of Law from 2001-2004.

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