Dr. Marshall Shepherd, host of Weather Geeks and Head Director for the Program in Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Georgia, spoke to a group of members at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. Dr. Shepherd delivered and then answered a variety of questions on climate change. Discussing the existing science showing how human activity is changing the global climate, Dr. Shepherd educated members on the scientific facts of our warming planet.
Retired General Wesley Clark was the keynote speaker at the Southeast Clean Tech Open this year. Giving an invigorating speech at the event General Clark made a compelling speech about how policy needs to reflect the dire situation of a warming planet. To read the tweets in order read from the bottom up.
With the growth of the solar industry, the number of women working in solar rises. Each year there are Women In Solar Energy (WISE) events across the country. This year over 100 people gathered to listen, lift and support each other as the presence of women grows. The Georgia Solar Energy Association hosts the event. The keynote was Katherine Lucey who started a non-proft to provide women in developing nations an income fro selling portable solar lights. To read in order start at the bottom and read up.
Energy leaders from all over Georgia gathered together to discuss, collaborate and share ideas about challenges and solutions to make Georgia a leading state for energy policy. With over 100 people in the room the conversation was lively and the group ended up with a list of items to work on to achieve that goal. To read in order start at the bottom and read up.
TAG hosted a standing room only luncheon on Smart Cities. Of course the backdrop helped. The luncheon was held at the new Porsche USA headquarters overlooking the test track. The panel included city and state leaders and corporations working on the issue. To see the pictures from the event click here. To read the tweets in order read from the bottom up.