Tarika Powell of the Sightline Institute will speak Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 4 to 5 p.m. in CF115. This lecture is free and open to the public.
Natural gas has long been considered a clean alternative to other fossil fuels. Indeed, governments and major businesses are pursuing greenhouse gas reduction strategies that center around natural gas, with renewables playing a supplemental role. Yet modern science undercuts many of our foundational beliefs about natural gas. This talk will address two questions: Does natural gas deserve its clean reputation? What role should it play in a clean energy future?
Tarika Powell is a senior research associate at Sightline Institute, a sustainability policy think-tank that provides Cascadia’s community problem solvers with practical vision and innovative thinking. Tarika is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School, where she received an American Bar Association fellowship in environmental law. She analyzes energy policy and infrastructure in Washington, Oregon, and BC, with a focus on fracked gas
Learn more at https://energy.wwu.edu/ies-speaker-series-tarika-powell
Thank you to Alaska Air for their generous support!