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Read GEI’s Newsletter summarizing some of its work this year.
GEI celebrated its Tenth Anniversary on Friday, September 15 by co-hosting Northwest Energy Opportunities: Transportation Electrification, Markets, and Career Paths for New Lawyers.
Watch GEI’s staff attorney, Caroline Cilek, discuss the role RECs play with implementation of Oregon’s 100% Clean Energy for All legislation (HB 2021).
ENVX Symposium: panel discussion on the market challenges and opportunities of the transition to renewable energy
A panel discussion about the market challenges and opportunities of the transition to renewable energy will be held on Wednesday evening.
- Susan Bladholm is the founder and president of Frog Ferry, a nonprofit grassroots initiative to bring a world-class passenger ferry service to the Portland metro region.
- Mica Miro is the engagement manager at Green Empowerment, working with in-country partner organizations to build clean water and renewable energy infrastructure with Indigenous and rural communities across the globe
- Olivia Cowly (’23) LC alumna will share her senior thesis work, “ Is the future electric? What the renewable energy revolution means for the ocean’s seabeds.”
- Joe Wachunas from the New Buildings Institute
The panel will be moderated by Yuko Aoyama and Clarence Edwards will provide closing comments.
Keynote presentations by Yuko Aoyama, an industrial economic geographer, and Clarence Edwards, a legislative advocate on climate change and US foreign policy. The title of Dr. Aoyama’s talk is Variable Capitalisms: Understanding Fixity, Fluidity, and Hybridity. The title of Mr. Edwards’ talk is The Type of Capitalism You Practice Matters. The two presentations will be followed by a discussion lead by Jessica Kleiss, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, and audience Q&A.
Northwest Energy Opportunities: Transportation Electrification, Markets, and Career Paths for New Lawyers
Energy Bar Association’s Western Chapter, Oregon State Bar’s Energy, Telecom, & Utility law Section, and the Green Energy Institute at Lewis & Clark Law School Co-Sponsored Half-Day Conference
Friday, September 15, 2023 | 8 am – 12:30 pm | Lewis & Clark Law School Campus, Portland, OR