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11/1 State and National Public Policy for Increasing Renewable Energy

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You're Invited!
 Minnesota's Energy Future - How Do We Get There? 
State and National Public Policy 
For Increasing Renewable Energy 

Tuesday, November 1 
6:30 p.m. Social and Energy Information Tables 
7:00 p.m. Program 

Bloomington City Council Chambers 
1800 W. Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington 
(35W to 98th Street.  Go west 1/2 mile.  Lots are off 98th and off Logan Avenue)

Find out what top experts have to say on energy policy at a time of increasing melting of ice in the Arctic and decreasing prices for wind and solar energy.  Get insight into how we can overcome the resistance of fossil fuel lobbies to the clean energy transition.

John Doll - Businessman, Former Senator and Vice Chair of the Senate Energy Committee 


Ellen Anderson - Chair, MN Public Utilities Commission 

The History of Minnesota's Clean Energy Laws 

How the Public Utilities Commission Can Lead the Way to a Clean Energy Future 

One of the first to envision a Minnesota powered by clean energy, Commissioner Anderson was the leader in establishing the 25% Renewables by 2025 standard for Minnesota in the 2007 Energy Bill.  Save the evening to hear about the Public Utilities Commission's plans under her leadership. 

Dean Abrahamson - Professor Emeritus, Energy and Environment Policy, University of Minnesota.  Professor Abrahamson holds degrees in physics and mathematics, as well as a doctorate in medicine. He has worked as a reactor physicist with the Babcock and Wilcox Co. and as senior research scientist with Honeywell, Inc. Known as highly knowledgeable and passionate, he is regarded as their top professor by many of his graduate students.

Energy Options in a Greenhouse World 

Barbara Freese - Author, Coal: a Human History; Climate and Energy Policy Analyst and Environmental Attorney 

Making Room for Clean Energy in a Shifting Political Landscape:  The Opportunities and Challenges for Replacing Environmentally Destructive Coal Plants with Clean Energy 

Co-sponsored by the Bloomington Progressive Issues Forum, the Institute for Local Self Reliance Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light , the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society , the North American Water Association Oxfam America Small Business Minnesota , the Pew Environment GroupThink Again MN , and the Will Steger Foundation.


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