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April 27, 2021

WATCH: Clean Energy Transition: Quitting Fossil Gas

To watch the one hour and ten minute presentation, click here.
  • Professor Melissa Powers, Alison Seel, Tarika Powell, and Akriti Bhargava present
Moderated by Akriti Bhargava, Professor Melissa Powers, director of the Green Energy Institute, Sierra Club Staff Attorney Alison Seel, and Tarika Powell, energy consultant and former Sightline Institute policy researcher and speaker, discussed the risks of fossil gas, the importance of preventing new gas infrastructure, and how addressing gas in the buildings sector is part of achieving a successful clean energy transition.
Professor Melissa Powers is the Jeffrey Bain Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law at Lewis & Clark Law School. She is also the director of the Green Energy Institute.
Tarika Powell is an energy consultant, and former Sightline Institute policy researcher and speaker. Tarika is knowledgeable about fossil fuel infrastructure development, public safety, land use management, and equity, and how energy policy affects environmental justice for working communities and communities of color.
Alison Seel is a Sierra Club staff attorney working on building electrification policies and programs in California who is helping to expand the work nationally.
Akriti Bhargava is a Lewis & Clark Law School student pursuing certificates in Energy and Sustainability Law, and International Law. Before law school, Akriti worked for Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign.
To watch the one hour and ten minute presentation, click here.