Peter Fox-Penner

Peter Fox-Penner

Peter Fox-Penner is a Professor of Practice in the Questrom School of Management and the Director of Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy. His research and writing interests are in the areas of electric power strategy, regulation, and governance; energy and climate policy; and the relationships between public and private economic activity, including corporate social responsibility. He is the author of Smart Power, a book widely credited with foreseeing the future transformation of the power industry now used and cited all over the world, as well as other books in this area. He also teaches courses on sustainable energy and electric power in the Questrom School of Business. The work of the BU Institute for Sustainable Energy and Peter’s projects through the Institute can be viewed here. In addition, he is Chief Strategy Officer of Energy Impact Partners, a director of Lighting Retrofit, Inc., Academic Advisor to The Brattle Group, and a Senior Policy Scholar at the Georgetown Center for Law and Public Policy.

Webinar: Designing Climate Solutions for Post-Carbon Cities

In association with the Security & Sustainability Forum

This 90-minute webinar, Designing Climate Solutions for Post-Carbon Cities Webinar, explored three pressing questions that relate to climate change: 

What are the top priority emissions reduction policies that should be implemented now?...

This 90-minute webinar, Designing Climate Solutions for Post-Carbon Cities Webinar, explored three pressing questions that relate to climate change: 

What are the top priority emissions reduction policies that should be implemented now?
What role do cities play in implementing and influencing these policies?
How should these policies be designed to address the needs of vulnerable communities?

Peter Fox-Penner moderates the discussion. Panelists included Hal Harvey, author of Designing Climate Solutions, A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon EnergyJohn Cleveland, author of Life After CarbonThe Next Global Transformation of Cities, and Executive Director of The Center for Earth, Energy and Democracy, Dr. Cecilia Martinez.