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Energy Ministers Meet in San Francisco to Promote Transition to Clean Energy

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Opening of UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.  (Rick Bajornas/Flickr)

Energy ministers from 23 countries, and the European Commission, will convene in San Francisco this week for the follow-up meeting to the Paris Climate Agreement. The Clean Energy Ministerial will focus on how to meet the ambitious goals set at the Paris Climate Talks and how to encourage the use of renewable energy technology worldwide. We’ll preview the meeting and discuss what innovations in clean technology are emerging from the Bay Area.


Clean Energy Ministerial’s website

How do We Meet Paris Energy Targets? June 1-2 Event in SF Will Showcase How (San Francisco Chronicle)


Jonathan Elkind, assistant secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy

Mr. Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club

Danny Kennedy , managing director of the California Clean Energy Fund, which is part of the Clean Energy Ministerial host committee; co-founder of Sungevity and Powerhouse

Horst Simon, deputy director of the Lawrence Berkeley Lab


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