Dr. Camilla Bausch speaks at Senator Bernie Sanders' Town Hall Meeting
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders hosted a national town hall on Monday, 3 December 2018, on the global threat of climate change and potential solutions for change. Ecologic Institute Director Dr. Camilla Bausch was invited to speak on international solutions. The panel was co-hosted by Senator Sanders, activist and actor Shailene Woodley, environmentalist and author Bill McKibben and news commentator Van Jones.
Also speaking at the Town Hall Meeting were Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel, Director of Climate Science at the Union of Concerned Scientists, who spoke to the current climate crisis, Youth Activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, who advocated for an end to fossil fuels, Representative elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who spoke to the "New Green Deal" and economic opportunities in a shift to renewable energy, and Mayor Dale Ross of Georgetown, Texas, who shared best practices from Georgetown's shift to 100 % renewables.