Hal Harvey | An Island Press Author

Hal Harvey

Hal Harvey is the CEO of Energy Innovation. He was the founder of ClimateWorks Foundation and Energy Foundation, and served as Environment Program Director at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. He served on energy panels appointed by Presidents Bush (41) and Clinton, and currently serves as President and Chairman of the Board for several financial, science, and philanthropic groups. He is also a Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment at the Paulson Institute. Hal has B.S. and M.S. degrees from Stanford University in Engineering, specializing in Energy Planning.

Author Event – Designing Climate Solutions: A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00pm EST
Busboys and Poets | Brookland
625 Monroe St NE
Washington, DC 20017
United States

Climate change is hitting the U.S. with extreme weather and the world’s scientists say we have a decade to limit greenhouse gas emissions before we lock in dangerous levels of global warming.

Fortunately, the technologies and policies...

Climate change is hitting the U.S. with extreme weather and the world’s scientists say we have a decade to limit greenhouse gas emissions before we lock in dangerous levels of global warming.

Fortunately, the technologies and policies exist to win on climate: Renewable energy is cheaper than fossil fuel in many parts of the country, and technology like electric vehicles and clean energy save money while creating good jobs and economic growth.

Join U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Hal Harvey, CEO of think tank Energy Innovation and author of the book Designing Climate Solutions, to discuss how the U.S. can prevent dangerous climate change while building resilient communities and a stronger economy.

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Webinar – Designing Climate Solutions for Post-Carbon Cities

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:15pm EDT

With climate change already impacting us, what policies should we prioritize now to achieve a low carbon future? And what are the models for urban development that will put cities on the low carbon path while helping them thrive in a changing...

With climate change already impacting us, what policies should we prioritize now to achieve a low carbon future? And what are the models for urban development that will put cities on the low carbon path while helping them thrive in a changing climate?

Join SSF and Island Press in a 90-minute webinar to explore these questions. Peter Fox-Penner, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Boston University, will moderate. He’ll be joined by panelists Hal Harvey, CEO of Energy Innovation and co-author of Designing Climate Solutions, and John Cleveland, Executive Director of the Boston Green Ribbon Commission and co-author of Life After Carbon.