Panel to Propose How to End Energy Stalemate: Experts offer strategies at Kennedy School Forum

Contact: Doug Gavel
Phone: (617) 495-1115
Date: April 11, 2005

Cambridge, MA — A panel of experts will offer their strategies for addressing the energy challenges facing U.S. policy makers April 14 at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. “Ending the Energy Stalemate” will begin at 6 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge.
Panelists include:
* PHILIP SHARP, director, Institute of Politics; Congressional chair; The National Commission on Energy Policy; member of Congress from Indiana (1975-95)
* SUSAN TIERNEY, commissioner, The National Commission on Energy Policy; managing principal, The Analysis Group; former U.S. assistant secretary of energy
* JOHN HOLDREN (moderator), co-chair, The National Commission on Energy Policy; Teresa and John Heinz professor environmental policy, Kennedy School of Government
The panelists are part of a bipartisan group of top energy experts from industry, government, labor, academia, and environmental and consumer groups that recently released a consensus strategy to address major long-term U.S. energy challenges. The report, “Ending the Energy Stalemate: A Bipartisan Strategy to Meet America’s Energy Challenges,” can be found at www.energycommission.org.
Reporters interested in covering the Forum should contact the Kennedy School Communications Office at (617) 495-1115 to reserve space on the press riser.

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