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Clean Energy Solutions–A Discussion with the Global Nurses Climate Change Committee
March 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Join the Global Nurses Climate Change Committee this month for a discussion on how energy choices play a role in climate change and what nurses can do to help support healthier alternatives to fossil fuel based energy options. Hear from Fresh Energy’s Science Policy Director J. Drake Hamilton as she discusses their work in Minnesota in promoting a transition to a clean energy economy and energy policies that benefit all. Learn specific actions that nurses can take within their personal and professional lives to help reduce your climate impact and improve health.
J. Drake Hamiltonis Fresh Energy’s science policy director. An expert in climate and energy policy at the state and national levels, her responsibilities include scientific analysis and policy development of clean energy solutions to global warming that will maximize economic opportunities. J. represents Fresh Energy at the global climate summits, and witnessed the historic 2015 Paris Agreement; she showcased Minnesota’s nation-leading deep carbon reductions at the 2017 Bonn Climate Summit. J. earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in physical geography from Dartmouth College and the University of Minnesota, with an emphasis on climatology and water resources, and was formerly assistant professor at The George Washington University. She ranks among the top 12 climate communicators internationally. Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine named Hamilton “one of Minnesota’s 100 influential people who make things happen.”