Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

11/8: Building a Just Foundation for Our Energy Transition: An Expert Panel Event

Date and Time
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Sanford Building, Room 04 (Ground Floor)


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How can we keep equity and justice at the forefront while advancing a nationwide transition to renewable energy?

Duke University students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend a panel discussion on this topic organized by Sanford School of Public Policy's Energy & Environment Club. Get insights from experts whose organizations are working on this issue in an effort to ensure a more just and sustainable future for our economy, communities, and energy grid.

Panelists will include:
- Sherri White-Williamson, Environmental Justice Policy Director, NC Conservation Network
- Josh McClenney, North Carolina Field Coordinator, Energy Democracy Program, Appalachian Voices
- J. Spenser Darden, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
- (Moderator) Kay Jowers, Senior Policy Associate, State Policy Program at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Attendees will be invited to enjoy light refreshments on the outdoor patio between Sanford and Rubenstein after the panel discussion (use door on the 2nd floor of Sanford).‚Äã

Organized as part of Energy Week at Duke. Attendees will be expected to abide by Duke's current COVID policies on masking and social distancing.

Register Here!

About Energy Week at Duke: Energy Week is an annual event series coordinated by dozens of Duke University students from diverse degree programs, with support from the Duke University Energy Initiative (which is merging with the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions) and the Center for Energy, Development and the Global Environment (EDGE) at the Fuqua School of Business. Corporate and organizational sponsors also help make the week possible.