Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality and Founding President of Green For All
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
"If we are smart, we will make the invention, manufacturing and deploying of clean energy technology a cornerstone of the next American economy – and create green pathways out of poverty, while we do it.
The realization that we can simultaneously restore the Earth and revive our economy has inspired millions."
“Opportunities for Green Growth: Myths & Realities About Green Jobs,” presented at the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming hearing “Stimulus Package and Energy: Creating Jobs, Opportunities for All,” available at www. globalwarming.house.gov, Jan. 13, 2009
Experts Individuals with PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, White House Council on Environmental Quality
Founding President, Green For All
Member, Committee to Engage African Americans in Climate Change, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Co-founder and President, Ella Baker Center
Co-founder, Color Of Change
Has served on the boards of National Apollo Alliance, Social Venture Network, Rainforest Action Network, Bioneers, and Julia Butterfly Hill’s “Circle of Life” organization