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Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy: The Power of An Economic Vision

Nov 5 2007 12:00 am

Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy: The Power of an Economic Vision.
The World Policy Institute in collaboration with the Committee on Historical Studies, South Asia Forum and Graduate Program in International Affairs at The New School invites you to a book launch and discussion with
U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Washington State)
Center for American Progress Fellow Bracken Hendricks
authors of
Apollo’s Fire: Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy
The discussion will be moderated by World Policy Institute Senior Fellow Kim Taipale
In Apollo's Fire, Inslee and Hendricks argue that a clean energy revolution is not simply needed to address America's growing environmental problems and achieve energy independence; rather it holds the potential to create a new era of economic expansion, good jobs, and strong communities. They show how America can learn from the rest of the world in addressing one of today's most critical global problems.
The authors write, “Done right, solving our crisis of climate change and oil dependence can create tremendous opportunity for America and the world, not only by avoiding the severe economic harm of climate disruption, but also by driving new investments into local and metropolitan economies, increasing social justice and reducing economic disparity…”
Monday, November 5
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Eugene Lang College
The New School for Liberal Arts
Wollman Hall
65 West 11th Street
(enter through 66 W. 12th St; cross the lobby)
New York, NY
This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited; it is strongly recommended that you register in order to guarantee a seat. If you need special accommodations, please contact us at least five days before the event.
To register, e-mail events at worldpolicy dot org or call the World Policy Institute’s Events line at (212) 481-5005, Option 2.



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