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"How Can We Secure a Fair Energy Transition and Leave No One Behind?"
To help answer this important question, you are invited to attend a free, live Zoom webinar -- on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM USET.

Chris Hansen, PhD, will be the main speaker. Dr. Hansen represents District 31 in the Colorado State Senate and has substantial expertise in climate science and policy.

He will discuss the “Colorado Just Transition Action Plan,” that assists fossil fuel communities in the transition to a clean energy economy.

Discussion panelists will include Ann Eisenberg, Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina School of Law; and Evan Hansen, President, Downstream Strategies and Member, West Virginia House of Delegates.

(If you are reading this on the Zoom registration page, scroll down for Dr. Hansen's picture and professional details).

Register today to reserve your place for this expert discussion of today's best opportunities and strategies to manage the energy transition fairly for workers and communities.

A webinar recording will be available for registrants who cannot attend. We do not share your contact information.

The Summer 2021 Fair Transition Webinar Series is sponsored by the West Virginia Center on Climate Change (“WV3C”), partnering with the WV University College of Law Center for Energy and Sustainable Development, and the WV Climate Alliance.

For more information, go to https://wvclimate.org/ or visit https://www.facebook.com/ClimateCenterWV; or email info@wvclimate.org.

(This program is a rescheduling of a program originally scheduled for July 13, 2021.)

Aug 10, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Chris Hansen
Chair, Appropriations Committee @Colorado State Senate
Dr. Hansen holds a BSc in Nuclear Engineering from Kansas State University; a Graduate Diploma of Civil Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; a Master of Science in Engineering Systems from MIT; and a PhD in Economic Geography from Oxford University. He represents Senate District 31 in the Colorado State Senate, where he currently serves on the Joint Budget Committee, as well as Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Dr. Hansen was previously Senior Director at IHS Markit, where he led a global portfolio of energy products, and partnerships. Hansen also serves as Chairman of the Board of Western Freedom, a non-profit dedicated to the integration of the power system and RTO in the West. He is the Co-Founder and Director at the Colorado Energy & Water Institute, and Founder of the Colorado Science and Engineering Policy Fellowship.