formerly known as the Santa Clara County Democratic Club (SCCDC)
California Wildfires and
Monday, June 21st at 7:00 pm
Meeting ID: 980 2082 5994, Passcode: 218078
Join the Silicon Valley Democratic Club to discuss California Wildfires and a call to action for climate justice. Our guest speaker is Dr. Michael Wara, Director of Climate and Energy Policy Program and Senior Research Scholar, Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University. We hope to see you there!
Meeting agenda here
About Dr. Michael Wara
Michael Wara is a lawyer and scholar focused on climate and energy policy. Wara is Director of the Climate and Energy Policy Program and a senior research scholar at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, where he provides fact-based, bipartisan, technical and legal assistance to policymakers engaged in the development of novel climate and energy law and regulation. He also facilitates the connection of Stanford faculty with cutting edge policy debates on climate and energy, leveraging Stanford’s energy and climate expertise to craft real world solutions to these challenges. Wara’s legal and policy scholarship focuses on wildfire, carbon pricing, energy innovation, and regulated industries. He collaborates with economists, engineers and scientists in research on the design and evaluation of technical and regulatory solutions to climate and energy challenges. He is also an expert on international environmental law with a particular focus on the ozone and climate treaty regimes.
Wara was appointed in 2019 to the California Wildfire Commission which made recommendations to the state on better managing utility caused wildfires and currently serves on the California Catastrophe Response Council, the oversight board of the Wildfire Fund.
Prior to joining Woods, Wara was an associate professor at Stanford Law School and an associate in Holland & Knight’s government practice. He received his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his Ph.D. in Ocean Sciences from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Executive Board Meeting for Silicon Valley Democratic Club
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
The SVDC E-Board meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month
Private event - Open to club members only.
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Meeting ID: 965 8621 3614, Passcode: 435556
Please note: This agenda is provided for the convenience of our members, lists only the general nature of items to be discussed, and may be changed at any time.
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