Can California's Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases Actually Succeed?
The state of California launched a dramatic and controversial program to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and promote energy efficiency. Legislation known as AB32 calls for energy efficiency improvements in homes and commercial buildings; increased reliance on renewable power sources, primarily solar and wind; and greatly improved car mileage. In the San Diego region, some say locally adopted goals don't go far enough, while others doubt we can meet even these objectives.
One key to success involves turning around our energy usage and sourcing. Hear from San Diego's leading experts about what is being done locally.
What tradeoffs are needed for the San Diego community to balance economic prosperity, environmental sustainability, and greenhouse gas reduction?
7:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast and Registration Open
7:30 a.m. - Program Start
9:15 a.m. - Program End
Doug Kot, Executive Director - San Diego Green Building Council
Jim Waring, President and CEO - CleanTech San Diego
Grant Foster, Manager - Environmental Strategy & Sustainability, SDG&E
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