Last updated on: 11/18/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Kevin Grandia Biography

Title:
Director of Online Strategy at Greenpeace USA
Position:
Pro to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“It’s about time we started seeing the clean energy sector make its voice heard on Capitol Hill and I hope we see more people pushing lawmakers to consider legislation that promotes the use of clean and unlimited sources of energy like the sun and the wind.”

“Clean Energy Drowned Out in Washington by a Two Billion Dollar Juggernaut,” Huffington Post, Aug. 31, 2010

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director of Online Strategy, Greenpeace USA
  • Managing Editor, DeSmogBlog.com
  • Director of New Media, Hoggan & Associates
  • Co-founder, Vote For Environment
  • Former political aide to Liberal Canadian Member of Parliament Raymond Chan
Education:
  • BS, Psychology, Simon Fraser University (Canada)
Other:
  • DeSmogBlog.com was named by TIME magazine as one of the Top 20 blogs of 2011.
  • Mr. Grandia practices Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.
Quoted in:
  1. Should the US Use Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) to Extract Natural Gas?