Latest / News•Oct 09, 2019
What’s The Significance Of Connecticut’s New Commitment To Offshore Wind?
This hour we take a look at some of the environmental bills the Connecticut General Assembly passed this legislative session, including a new commitment to offshore wind power. We learn what this renewable energy source means for the state’s power grid—and its economy.
- Dr. Emily Lewis – Director of the Climate and Energy Analysis Center at the Acadia Center, based in Hartford (@elewisobrien)
- Dr. Julie Klinger – Assistant Professor at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies. She’s the co-director of BU’s Land Use and Livelihoods Initiative, and the author of Rare Earth Frontiers: From Subterranean Soils to Lunar Landscapes
- Dr. Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie – David H. Smith Conservation Researcher at the University of Maine, and lead author on a recent paper about native wildflower loss in New England (@CaitlinInMaine)
Listen to the full episode from WNPR here.