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Accelerating the Energy Transition: Infrastructure, Jobs and Equity

Apr 19 2021, 19:00 BST - Apr 19 2021, 21:00 BST

Apr 19 2021, 14:00 EDT - Apr 19 2021, 16:00 EDT

Hosted by AFL-CIO Industrial Union Council

To kick off Earth Week, the Labor Energy Partnership, co-chaired by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, and Ernest Moniz, the 13th US Secretary of Energy and the CEO of the Energy Futures Initiative is hosting a forum to discuss a range of issues surrounding, Accelerating the Energy Transition to Deep Decarbonization: Infrastructure, Jobs and Equity. This virtual forum will examine ideas, options, and pathways for deep decarbonization pathways that help build coalitions, create quality jobs, meet different regional needs and address social justice.

Speakers include:

  • U.S. Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm
  • Former Energy Secretary, Ernest Moniz
  • AFL-CIO President, Richard Trumka
  • AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer, Liz Shuler
  • United Mine Workers of America President, Cecil Roberts
  • Sen. Cory Booker
  • Sen. Joe Manchin
  • Rep. Kathy Castor