How the Earth Wins This Election
A call for national leadership to solve the cascading crises of climate, health, equity and the economy
Date: Monday September 21, 2020
Time: 4:00 – 5:30pm Pacific
Location: Register for Zoom Webinar
BIDS Faculty Affiliate Dan Kammen will be featured in this panel discussion/conversation with Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), and Dr. Natasha DeJarnett (interim associate director of Program and Partnership Development at the National Environmental Health Association), being hosted by Lead on Climate. Dan Kammen is professor and chair of the Energy Resources Group at UC Berkeley, a professor in the Goldman School of Public Policy and in the department of Nuclear Engineering, and a former Science Envoy for the U.S. State Department.
Daniel Kammen is professor and chair of the Energy Resources Group at UC Berkeley, a professor in Goldman School of Public Policy, where he directs the Center for Environmental Policy, and a professor in the department of Nuclear Engineering. He is the founding director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL). He is an expert on energy systems and the science and policy behind climate solutions. He has a BA in Physics from Cornell University, and Masters and PhD degrees in Physics from Harvard. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and has served on numerous National Academy of Sciences, Environmental Protection Agency, and Department of Energy committees and advisory panels. Kammen has served as a contributing or coordinating lead author on various reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change since 1999, and shared the IPCC's 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) represents California’s second district spanning from the Golden Gate Bridge north to the Oregon border. Huffman is a member of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. He chairs the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife.
Dr. Natasha DeJarnett is the interim associate director of Program and Partnership Development at the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), where she leads research as well as climate and health activities. Dr. DeJarnett is an adjunct professor at George Washington University. She is a member of U.S. EPA Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHPAC), the Governing Board of Citizens’ Climate Education and the Board of Directors for Physicians for Social Responsibility..