Join the Environmental League of Massachusetts this Earth Month for "Climate &..." a weekly lunchtime webinar series featuring timely conversations on intersectional climate issues.
In these four sessions, we will convene a diverse array of thought leaders to explore how Massachusetts can fight the climate crisis while building a healthy, green, just, and prosperous future for the people of the Commonwealth.
This webinar will examine the intersection of Climate & Clean Energy with:
Bobbi Kates-Garnick - She is Professor of Practice and senior research fellow at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. She has served in senior positions in both public and private sectors and currently focuses on issues related to the energy transition.
Undersecretary Judy Chang - Ms. Judy Chang is the Undersecretary of Energy for Massachusetts. She is leading Massachusetts’ effort in setting policies across the energy sector in the state, working across agencies in aligning the strategies and plans for decarbonization. Ms. Chang is an energy economist and policy expert with a background in electrical engineering.
Dr. Emily Reichert - She is the CEO of Greentown Labs, the largest climatetech incubator in North America. Before Greentown Labs, Dr. Reichert worked in various leadership positions in economic development, innovation, and clean technology.
Ken Kimmell - He has more than 30 years of experience in government, environmental policy, and advocacy. Ken Kimmell formerly served as President of the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. Ken is also an ELM Board member.
This panel is made possible through the generous support of Avangrid.
Dennis Arriola - Dennis was appointed to the position of CEO of Avangrid in July 2020. Throughout his career, Dennis has held a variety of leadership positions in gas and electric utilities as well as renewables.