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Webinar 2: Spring Into Action with Robbie Orvis

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm UTC-4

Our Spring Into Action 2019 webinar series will inspire, inform and engage each and every one of us to step up and take action on climate change.

This year you will hear from national experts and activists including the youth who will change the world through their activism; Project Drawdown which is the most comprehensive response to climate change; and hear proposed energy policies that can lead us to a low carbon future. You will not be disappointed in the spring webinar series.

Webinars are free and open to anyone of any age to participate.  We do appreciate a donation, no matter the size to help us grow this movement of elders.  


Learn More about the Spring Into Action 2018 ECA Spring Webinar Series


Webinar 2: Spring Into Action with Robbie Orvis

 May 16, 2019

6:00 PM (ET) | 3:00 PM (PT)

With Special Guest Speaker Robbie Orvis

Robbie Orvis is the Director of Energy Policy Design at Energy Innovation, where he works on the firm’s Energy Policy Solutionsand Power Sector Transformation programs. For Energy Policy Solutions, he conducts analysis on which policies can most effectively help meet climate and energy goals. As part of this program, Robbie co-leads a project for the Chinese government to provide policy guidance for its 13th Five Year Plan and climate strategy.

Robbie is also a contributor to America’s Power Plan, a project of the Power Sector Transformation program that curates expert thinking on policy solutions for a clean, reliable, and affordable U.S. power system. For this project, he focuses on wholesale electricity markets and energy efficiency policy. His research on wholesale markets focuses on market designs and practices that help enable a high renewable energy future. Robbie’s work on energy efficiency policy focuses on how to design programs that can unlock greater energy efficiency investments using performance-based regulation.

Prior to joining Energy Innovation in 2014, Robbie received his Master of Environmental Management from Yale University. While at Yale, Robbie worked on a variety of energy issues, from evaluating utility rate decoupling to designing city-wide energy efficiency policy. He also spent a summer consulting for the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee on energy efficiency programs.

From 2010 to 2012, Robbie was a Research Analyst at the Environmental Integrity Project in Washington, D.C. where he researched regulatory, monitoring, and enforcement issues at power plants and refineries across the U.S to help hold large polluters accountable for their emissions.

Robbie graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. in Society and Environment. Between his junior and senior years, Robbie interned at the Natural Resources Defense Council in D.C., working to help pass the cap-and-trade climate bill in the House of Representatives. Read Robbie’s bio

www.energyinnovation.org

 


Register For the Webinar Series Here.  If you are unable to attend RSVP to receive a recording


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https://zoom.us/j/511585288

Or By Phone:

US: +1 669 900 6833

Webinar ID: 511 585 288

Details

Date:
May 16
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Website:
https://zoom.us/j/511585288

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