A New Day for Climate Action

A New Day for Climate ActionA New Day for Climate Action

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 4:00 PM – Tue, Jan 19, 2021 6:30 PM A New Day for Climate Action

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

 

Fred Krupp – Moderator

President

Fred Krupp has guided EDF for three decades. A leading voice on climate change, energy, and sustainability, he is a champion for harnessing the power of the marketplace to protect our environment.

Under Krupp’s leadership, EDF has become one of the world’s most influential environmental organizations. He has focused international attention on the problem of methane emissions from the oil-and-gas system and led EDF’s innovative corporate partnerships with FedEx, KKR, McDonald’s, Walmart and others. EDF’s annual operating budget has grown from $3 million to over $180 million, staff has increased from 50 to more than 700, and membership has expanded from 40,000 to over 2.5 million.

Krupp was educated at Yale and the University of Michigan Law School, and received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Haverford College.

Mark Brownstein

Senior Vice President, Energy

Mark leads EDF’s Energy Program, bringing over 25 years of energy and environmental experience to the job. Past experience includes serving in senior environmental and corporate strategy management positions in the utility industry, an attorney in private practice specializing in the Clean Air Act, a state air quality regulator, and an aide to a member of the US House of Representatives. Mark serves on the US Department of Transportation’s Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Committee, and the Advisory Committee of the University of Pennsylvania’s Kleinman Energy Center. Mark has taught Energy Project Finance at NYU Law School and U.S. Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). He has a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, and a B.A. from Vassar College. Phi Beta Kappa. Truman Scholar.

Elizabeth Gore

Senior Vice President, Political Affairs

Elizabeth brings decades of experience working in Washington, DC to advance EDF’s policy priorities through the political system. As Senior Vice President for Political Affairs, Elizabeth leads a team of lobbyists and advocates aimed at creating cleaner air and water, safer communities, healthier kids and a livable planet. She also works with EDF’s partners across the political spectrum and works to take EDF policy goals and make them a reality.

Elizabeth served in senior positions in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of Management and Budget, and the U.S. Senate. Throughout her career she has focused on energy and the environmental policy. Prior to her time at EDF, she also worked in the private sector, representing a range of energy and environmental interests.

Nat Keohane

Senior Vice President, Climate

Nathaniel Keohane is an economist, advocate, and expert on climate, environment, and energy issues in the United States and globally. Keohane is Senior Vice President for Climate at Environmental Defense Fund, a leading nonprofit advocacy organization based in New York.

In 2011-2012, he served in the Obama Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Energy and Environment in the National Economic Council and Domestic Policy Council, where he helped to develop and coordinate administration policy on a wide range of energy and environmental issues. Prior to joining the Administration, Dr. Keohane was Director of Economic Policy and Analysis and then Chief Economist at EDF, playing a lead role in efforts to enact comprehensive cap-and-trade legislation in Congress.

Vickie Patton

General Counsel

Vickie serves as Environmental Defense Fund’s General Counsel and manages the organization’s national and regional clean air programs. For two decades, she has worked to protect human health and the environment from air pollution. She has been involved in numerous rulemakings under the Clean Air Act and associated cases (including several successful cases before the U.S. Supreme Court), testified before congressional and state legislative committees, and authored several articles on air quality protection and environmental policy. 

Prior to joining Environmental Defense Fund, Vickie worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of General Counsel in Washington, D.C., where she provided legal counsel on a variety of national air quality initiatives  

Event tags: join leaders from Environmental Defense Fund for a discussion of the window of opportunity we have now to make a meaningful difference for the future of our climate and the health of our families and communities – while helping to build a more equitable and prosperous America for all.

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January 19, 2021 4:00 PM
January 19, 2021 6:30 PM
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Tue, Jan 19, 2021 A New Day for Climate Action

FEATURED SPEAKERS

 

Fred Krupp – Moderator

President

Fred Krupp has guided EDF for three decades. A leading voice on climate change, energy, and sustainability, he is a champion for harnessing the power of the marketplace to protect our environment.

Under Krupp’s leadership, EDF has become one of the world’s most influential environmental organizations. He has focused international attention on the problem of methane emissions from the oil-and-gas system and led EDF’s innovative corporate partnerships with FedEx, KKR, McDonald’s, Walmart and others. EDF’s annual operating budget has grown from $3 million to over $180 million, staff has increased from 50 to more than 700, and membership has expanded from 40,000 to over 2.5 million.

Krupp was educated at Yale and the University of Michigan Law School, and received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Haverford College.

Mark Brownstein

Senior Vice President, Energy

Mark leads EDF’s Energy Program, bringing over 25 years of energy and environmental experience to the job. Past experience includes serving in senior environmental and corporate strategy management positions in the utility industry, an attorney in private practice specializing in the Clean Air Act, a state air quality regulator, and an aide to a member of the US House of Representatives. Mark serves on the US Department of Transportation’s Technical Pipeline Safety Standards Committee, and the Advisory Committee of the University of Pennsylvania’s Kleinman Energy Center. Mark has taught Energy Project Finance at NYU Law School and U.S. Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). He has a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, and a B.A. from Vassar College. Phi Beta Kappa. Truman Scholar.

Elizabeth Gore

Senior Vice President, Political Affairs

Elizabeth brings decades of experience working in Washington, DC to advance EDF’s policy priorities through the political system. As Senior Vice President for Political Affairs, Elizabeth leads a team of lobbyists and advocates aimed at creating cleaner air and water, safer communities, healthier kids and a livable planet. She also works with EDF’s partners across the political spectrum and works to take EDF policy goals and make them a reality.

Elizabeth served in senior positions in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of Management and Budget, and the U.S. Senate. Throughout her career she has focused on energy and the environmental policy. Prior to her time at EDF, she also worked in the private sector, representing a range of energy and environmental interests.

Nat Keohane

Senior Vice President, Climate

Nathaniel Keohane is an economist, advocate, and expert on climate, environment, and energy issues in the United States and globally. Keohane is Senior Vice President for Climate at Environmental Defense Fund, a leading nonprofit advocacy organization based in New York.

In 2011-2012, he served in the Obama Administration as Special Assistant to the President for Energy and Environment in the National Economic Council and Domestic Policy Council, where he helped to develop and coordinate administration policy on a wide range of energy and environmental issues. Prior to joining the Administration, Dr. Keohane was Director of Economic Policy and Analysis and then Chief Economist at EDF, playing a lead role in efforts to enact comprehensive cap-and-trade legislation in Congress.

Vickie Patton

General Counsel

Vickie serves as Environmental Defense Fund’s General Counsel and manages the organization’s national and regional clean air programs. For two decades, she has worked to protect human health and the environment from air pollution. She has been involved in numerous rulemakings under the Clean Air Act and associated cases (including several successful cases before the U.S. Supreme Court), testified before congressional and state legislative committees, and authored several articles on air quality protection and environmental policy. 

Prior to joining Environmental Defense Fund, Vickie worked at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of General Counsel in Washington, D.C., where she provided legal counsel on a variety of national air quality initiatives  


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