Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Forum: Critical Links Between Clean Energy, National Security

Date and Time
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Love Auditorium, Levine Science Research Center


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Presentations will focus on the importance of growing the clean energy economy to strengthen our national security and the role the U.S. Department of Defense can play as a catalyst of energy innovation. Discussion will be led by:

  • Former U.S. Senator John Warner
  • Admiral John Nathman, USN (Ret.)
  • Tim Profeta, Director of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions 
  • Vikram Rao, Executive Director of the Research Triangle Energy Consortium
  • Ivan Urlaub, Executive Director of the NC Sustainable Energy Association 

The event is sponsored by Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions; The Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate; Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce; Research Triangle Energy Consortium; CNA; and the NC Sustainable Energy Association. 

A reception with refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will immediately follow the forum. Please RSVP to