Cleaner, Brighter, Healthier Energy Projects that Work


2016 was the hottest year on record, the third such record in consecutive years. Now more than ever there is the need for bold, market-based energy solutions that directly address the climate crisis.

Our panel of renowned experts brings us the latest on science-based facts, the extreme urgency of the climate crisis and opportunities and ideas that can create a swift transition to a clean energy future - now. Find out how you can influence policy, what companies, governments, and NGOs are already doing to reduce energy usage and greenhouse gases. It turns out, these very innovative solutions make economic sense too!



Hrisa Gatzoulis is a Senior Project Manager at JLL focused on Energy and Sustainability Services in the Northeast division anchored by New York City, Boston and Washington DC. Her focus is on energy and sustainability project management for a broad range of clients and project types.

Charles Komanoff co-founded the Carbon Tax Center and serves as CTC’s director. Charles, a math-and-economics honors graduate of Harvard, has built a distinctive career as energy-policy analyst, transport economist and environmental activist, as well as a visionary advocate of fresh ideas.

Dr. Gavin A. Schmidt is a climatologist, climate modeler and Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, and co-founder of the award winning climate science blog RealClimate.  

Dan Sosland is president of Acadia Center, a non-profit research and policy advocacy organization advancing the clean energy future at the state and regional levels. Dan’s efforts focus on developing and implementing comprehensive and sustained energy and climate policy solutions.

Moderator: Amanda Nesheiwat, Environmental Director for the Town of Secaucus, NJ is an organizer and environmental activist passionate about sustainable development and combatting climate change.