CLIMATE & ENERGY POLICY

Nationally

Just transition to 100% renewable energy

• Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) reform

• Citizens Climate Lobby: Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act

• Reduced methane emissions/leaks

• Immediate transition to 100% renewable energy

• Green New Deal

New Hampshire & New England

• Stronger, more expansive Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

• Reduced methane emissions/leaks

• Immediate transition to 100% renewable energy

• Incentives & support for energy efficiency & renewable energy projects

• The study and implementation of a floating offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Maine

MEDIA RESOURCE

• Serves as a news source on local and statewide energy projects for newspapers, radio and TV.

POLITICAL CAMPAIGN CONSULTING

• 2020 - Meet with presidential candidates, campaign directors, staff.

• Discuss and provide background on regional climate, energy (pipelines) and water quality (PFAS) issues.

• Find common ground, seek support and mutual opportunities to increase issue awareness, raise visibility.

• Offer detailed analysis and consultation on regional environmental issues.

OUTREACH

• 2018 - First #NoFossilFuelFunding commitment campaign in New Hampshire via ECHO Action.

BIRD DOGGING

• 2020 - Questioning candidates in state, gubernatorial and presidential races.

• 2018 - Formally questioned NH gubernatorial candidates during 8 candidate forums.

• 2016 - CNN panelist during the presidential election.

• 2016 - C-Span question to Hillary Clinton during her visit to Keene State College, repeatedly picked up in news articles and on TV.

• 2016 - Questioned all major presidential candidates in New Hampshire.

BERNIE SANDERS CAMPAIGN

Pipeline Advocacy

• 2019 - NH State Campaign Director, Joe Caiazzo. Provided detailed written analysis of NH environmental and energy and pipeline issues.

• 2015 - NH Campaign Director, Kurt Ehrenberg on Kinder Morgan Northeast Energy Direct (NED) pipeline beginning in July 2015.

• 2015 - Bernie Sanders came out against the Kinder Morgan Northeast Energy Direct (NED) pipeline in Southern NH in November 2015.

Campaign Support

• 2019 - "Bernie Camp" training with Nina Turner.

• 2016 - Guest panelist for Sanders' "Plan for the Environment".

• 2016 - #KeepItInTheGround campaign.

• 2016 - Phone banked, canvassed.

JAY INSLEE CAMPAIGN

Pipeline Advocacy

• 2019 - NH State Campaign Director, Patrick Drupp. Campaign support, George Scarola. Consulted with and provided detailed written analysis of NH environmental and energy and pipeline issues.

• 2019 - Jay Inslee came out against the Liberty Utilities Granite Bridge Pipeline, LNG tank and industrial liquefaction plant in July, 2019.

Jay Inslee opposes Granite Bridge Pipeline

Congresswoman

Tulsi Gabbard

Rights & Democracy Summit

Margarita's Restaurant, Keene NH

Senator

Elizabeth Warren

Organizing Event

Exeter Town Hall, Exeter NH

Governor

Jay Inslee

Lawrence Barn

Hollis NH

2020 Campaign Staff/Enviro Activists

Campaign Gathering, Laconia Dems

Laconia NH

Congresswoman

Tulsi Gabbard

Yoga, visibility, campaign meeting

Milford NH

Rights And Democracy

NH/VT Member Summit

School of International Training

Brattleboro VT

NH Women's March with Former Senator Bill Weld

New Hampshire State  House

Concord NH

Voted in NH's 100th First In The Nation Primary

Fitzwilliam Town Hall

Fitzwilliam NH

Former Congressman

John Delaney

NH Women's Rally

Concord NH

Former Congressman

Beto O'Rourke

Kene State College Student Center

Keene NH

Former Governor

John Hickenlooper

Keene State College, Flag Room

Keene NH

Nashua Pride Parade with Bernie Sanders

Event volunteer, Elm Street School

Nashua NH

Former Vice President

Joe Biden

Keene State College

Keene NH

Senator Bernie Sanders

& Rep Ilhan Omar

Nashua Community College

Nashua NH

Senator Bernie Sanders

& Shaun King

Hampshire Hills

Milford NH

Senator Bernie Sanders with

Nina Turner & Cornell West

NH Primary Victory Event

SNHU Field House, Manchester NH

Senator

Amy Klobuchar

CNN Town Hall, St. Anselm College

Manchester NH

Congresswoman

Tulsi Gabbard

Jaffrey Public Library

Jaffrey NH

Entrepreneur

Andrew Yang

Meet & Greet, Lawrence Barn

Hollis NH

Senator

Elizabeth Warren

Peterborough Town House

Peterborough NH

NH Democratic Party Convention

SNHU Center

Manchester NH

Senator Bernie Sanders

& Rep Ro Khanna

Holiday Dinner at Stonewall Farm

Keene NH

Senator Bernie Sanders

State of the Union response

Currier Museum of Art

Manchester NH

Senator

Bernie Sanders

Rally at the Colonial Theater

Keene NH

Mayor

Pete Buttigieg

Currier Museum of Art

Manchester NH

Senator

Bernie Sanders

Warner Main Street Stage

Warner NH

Former State Senator

Nina Turner

"Bernie Camp" training

Keene NH

San Juan Mayor Cruz

with NH environmentalists

The Local Moose

Manchester NH

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang

with Steve Marchand

Peterborough Town House

Peterborough NH

McIntyre-Shaheen Dem Dinner, all 2020 candidates

SNHU Arena

Manchester NH

2018 NH Midterm Election

 

• Attended seven gubernatorial forums during the summer, with a front row seat and question asked at each, in reference to the proposed Liberty Utilities Granite Bridge Pipeline and LNG tank. Met with statewide candidates for office and current State Senators regarding the project.

• Interviewed gubernatorial and congressional candidates on their energy policy.

Senator Sanders responds to questions about climate, solar, wind and opposing the Kinder Morgan NED pipeline. --> 37:28 - 40:00, 1/21/16

​Secretary Clinton responds to questions about Fracking, Pipelines & FERC. She incorrectly responds to how the FERC is funded.

--> 15:20 (Fracking) 18:18 (FERC - SS) Transcripts of these questions are below. 10/16/15

​I call out to Bernie Sanders, "Keep It In The Ground!" and he responds.

* Recorded by Greenpeace USA. 2/6/16

Asking Governor Bush about the 2 million dollar donation he received from Richard Kinder of Kinder Morgan, Inc., the company pushing the NED pipeline through Southern New Hampshire.

Asking Govenor Kasich about his position on fossil fuels and renewable energy and the NED pipeline through Southern New Hampshire.

​Asking Ms. Fiorina about her position on fossil fuels and renewable energy. She generously answered several follow-up questions on these topics.

2020

Collaborated on bill proposing required Climate Education for all public school students, K-12. HB 1635

 

New Hampshire House Bills I've collaborated with Representative Chris Balch on:

 

• HB 1635 - Requiring climate education in grade and secondary schools. (Testimony)

• HB 1228 - Proclaiming Climate Change Awareness Day on October 1st.

• HB 1229 - Requiring proposed natural gas facilities to include decommissioning costs.

2019

• Testifies weekly at the NH State House & Legislative Office Building in support of environmental and energy policy.

• Testified at NH Department of Environmental Services in support of action on PFAS water contamination.

• Advocate for sealing leaking methane pipelines, expanding pipeline safety procedures and educating the public to increase their understanding and comfort in speaking with utilities and pipeline representatives.

• Attended utility open houses, informed on energy issues.

• Testified at local planning and climate boards on proposed energy policy.

• Served as a community liaison and resource.

2018

• Testified in support of environmental and energy policy.

• Attended hearings and testified at the NH Public Utilities Commission.

• Attended utility open houses, informed on energy issues.

• Testified at local planning and climate boards on proposed energy policy.

• Networked with New Hampshire's candidates for office at the AFL-CIO Labor Day breakfast. Keynote Speaker: Bernie Sanders

• Initiated the first New Hampshire statewide campaign, a candidates' commitment to "No Fossil Fuel Money" and expanding the use of renewable energy.

• Attends NHPR regional political events.

• Continued advocacy in support of offshore wind in the Gulf of Maine.

• Advocate for sealing leaking methane pipelines, expanding pipeline safety procedures and educating the public to increase their understanding and comfort in speaking with utilities and pipeline representatives.

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