October Sustainability Series: Colorados Energy Policy, the Local Landscape and Upcoming Ballot Initiatives
The Alliance Center
Denver, CO
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As we close in on the last month before election day,  it is important to understand how Colorados energy landscape  will both affect and be affected by Novembers elections.  What are the energy initiatives that we currently face and what do they mean for the future of Colorado? What is the difference between an amendment, initiative or a referred measure and what does it take to get on the ballot?  How do communities build the political will to chart a path towards clean energy? Join us on October 4th to learn from Front Range energy and ballot experts to help us decode what is on, or in some cases not on, the ballot as it relates to energy, and explore the future of Colorados energy policy.

Presented by the Wirth Chair in Sustainable Development and Alliance for Sustainable Colorado.
5:30-6pm Networking
6pm-7:30pm Program


ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Angie Fyfe is the Executive Director of ICLEI USA, responsible for ICLEIs strategy and execution in the U.S. and is a member of ICLEIs global senior management team. ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of over 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed to building a sustainable future.

Pete Maysmith is the Executive Director of Conservation Colorado, the largest state-based environmental group in Colorado. Pete led the formation of Conservation Colorado in 2013 by merging two of the states leading environmental groups.

Carol Hedges is the Executive Director of the Colorado Fiscal Institute. Carol has been an important part of the research, policy and advocacy community in Colorado for more than 15 years.

Moderated by: Paul Teske, Dean of the School of Public Affairs at University of Colorado Denver since 2008. Teske was designated a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor in 2008. He received the 2005 Distinguished Research Award from the 270 college member groups NASPAA/ASPA and he also won the 2005 Excellence in Research and Creative Activities award from CU Denver.
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The Alliance Center (View)
1536 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80202
United States

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