At today’s plenary session, we were thankful to have the ability to Skype with Bill McKibben for the session, as he was unable to join us in Baltimore. Bill McKibben is a radical grassroots activist, author, and president/co-founder of 350.org. He is a fantastic speaker and we were lucky to have the opportunity of listening […]
We know that by reducing greenhouse gas emissions by displacing fossil fuels, renewable energy can slow the pace of climate change. It’s now clear that renewable energy can also make vulnerable communities more resilient, and save lives and money during and after extreme weather events. Recently, by a slim margin of two votes, the U.S. Congress […]
Renewable energy provides resiliency for communities in the face of climate-related weather disasters. The ASES National Solar Conference in Baltimore, MD, April 16-20 will examine the role of renewable energy in planning, mitigation and recovery from increasingly disruptive events such as Superstorm Sandy.