With a moving keynote from Lisa Jackson, the 2009 Aspen Environmental Forum began its themed series "Powering the Planet: Energy for the Long Run." Drawing from the world's greatest thinkers and innovative leaders, the forum brought forth a firestorm of creative -- and controversial -- ideas.
About The Aspen Institute
The Aspen Institute mission is twofold: to foster values-based leadership, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and to provide a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC, Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and has an international network of partners.