2015 PA Progressive Summit in Harrisburg

I co-presented on Sat, 2/7, 1:45 pm Session II – The Realpolitik of Transitioning to a Low-Carbon Economy.  Thanks to all who filled every seat in our presentation; sorry to those many who peeked in, saw no seats and left.

I focused on the political barriers to progress.  In other words, nothing will be allowed of, by and for We The People until we cut the purse strings held by the few who benefit from harming us and our planet Earth.

In this clear-eyed look at how our changing energy profile affects the economy, we explored the economic, political, scientific and environmental issue which must be addressed as the US and other developed countries migrate to low-carbon energy sources. We focused on environmental realities and priorities, positive and negative economic impacts of our changing sources of energy, scientific and technological limitations and enablers of change, and the political barriers to progress.


Joshua Low, Deputy Policy & Legislative Director, Voices for Progress

Shaughnessy Naughton, President; Naughton Publishing Inc; and Executive Director of 314PAC

Steve Todd, PE, LEED AP, Executive Director, Todd Engineering LLC, Director, Stewards of the Lower Susquehanna, Precinct 12 Derry Township, Dauphin County Committee Member

Ritchie Tabachnick, President, Equipment & Controls Africa, LLC, Director, Breen Energy Solutions LLC, and Chairman of the Board, Keystone Progress



2015 PA Progressive Summit, Harrisburg, PA - Sold Out

2015 PA Progressive Summit, Harrisburg, PA – Sold Out

I was honored to have presented at this year’s summit, which for the first time ever sold out the Harrisburg Hilton.  Here is my full narrative, from which I spoke for about 15 minutes during our fine group’s presentation:

Prog Panel Presentation: “WHAT’S OUR EXCUSE? – Political Barriers to a Low Carbon Energy Conversion”


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