The Next Frontier of Climate Change: State and Local Action in Michigan


December 2, 2015
9:00 - 11:30 am EST

Agenda


Wednesday, December 2


9:00 am EST Welcome Remarks - The Next Frontier of Climate Change: State and Local Action in Michigan     Watch On-Demand
  • Amelia Pisapia, The New Republic
  • Jim Doyle, Founder and President, Business Forward
  • Robert McMahan, President, Kettering University
9:05 am EST Headline Interview: Federal Perspective     Watch On-Demand
  • Bob Simon, OSTP
  • Moderator: Jamil Smith, Senior Editor, The New Republic
9:45 am EST Panel Discussion: State Climate Action & Community Resilience     Watch On-Demand
Local Government:
  • Kevin Schronce, City of Flint

Policy/Academic:
  • Jeff Andresen, Michigan State Climatologist, Co-director of GLISA, NOAA Great Lakes RISA Program

Solutions:
  • Danielle Lewinski, Director of Michigan Initiatives, Center for Community Progress

Moderator: Jamil Smith, Senior Editor, The New Republic
10:40 am EST Panel Discussion: Climate Change and Business: Manufacturing Challenges and Sustainable Solutions     Watch On-Demand
Policy:
  • James Clift, Policy Advisor, Michigan Environmental Council

Academia:
  • Andrew Hoffman, Ph.D., Professor and Director of the Erb Institute

Solutions:
  • William Stough, CEO of Sustainable Research Group

Moderator: Jamil Smith, Senior Editor, The New Republic
11:30 am EST Closing remarks

About this conference


The New Republic, Business Forward, and Kettering University invite you to join us for The Next Frontier of Climate Change, a policy forum that will explore climate change legislation at a state and local level and the future of sustainable manufacturing. The event will be an opportunity to meet and engage with a cross-section of climate change thinkers and leaders from government, industry, academia and the non-profit sector. Bob Simon, Principal Advisor to the Director for Energy, Transportation, and Resources in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will join us for a headline interview.

About The New Republic


The New Republic delivers high-quality journalism and thoughtful essays about politics and culture to the cultivated, curious person across mobile devices, on the web and in print.

For more information, visit: http://www.tnr.com/