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Kevin Knobloch, President, Union of Concerned Scientists

He will be speaking on Wednesday, April 17th from 10:15-11:45. Kevin Knobloch brings 32 years of experience in public policy, government, advocacy, and media to his job as president of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). He is knowledgeable about a range of environmental and national security issues including global warming, natural resource and clean energy economics, renewable and efficient vehicle technologies, nuclear weapons, forest management, and corporate responsibility, as well as legislative strategy and procedure.

Bill McKibben, President and Co-Founder,

He will be speaking on Thursday, April 18th from 10:15-11:45.

Bill McKibben, a well known environmental author and activist, is the founder of, an international climate change campaign. is named for the safe level of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere, 350 parts per million.

SOLAR 2013 Names Advisory Committee

The American Solar Energy Society has named a distinguished 14-member advisory committee to guide programming at the 42nd annual National Solar Conference in Baltimore. Advisory board members represent all aspects of renewable energy research, policy, financing, manufacturing and deployment.