Oberlin College’s Northern Ohio’s Clean Energy Future conference
September 16, 2011
On September 16, Oberlin College hosts the Northern Ohio’s Clean Energy Future conference for government, community, business, energy, and institutional leaders interested in revitalizing Northern Ohio’s local economy. Panelists will discuss investment-driven solutions in renewable energy and infrastructure, including: creating a regional energy profile; alternative energy potential; regional transportation; and community-based models for sustainable economic development. Speakers include Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Hunter Morrison (Program Director of the HUD Sustainable Communities Initiative), Bracken Hendricks (author of Apollo’s Fire), and David Orr (Paul Sears Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics). Read Policy Matters’ May 2011 report on strategies for local sustainability, written in collaboration with the Oberlin Project.