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Clean Energy & Health Conference

Clean Energy & Health Virtual Conference

This conference, which took place in September of 2020, is now over. However, please feel free to view and share all the presentations below.

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Made possible by generous funding from the US Climate Action Network (USCAN)


Physicians for Social Responsibility - Pennsylvania (PSR-PA) and Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) would like to officially welcome you to the conference.

Click the Welcome link for Q&A access.

How to Participate

Richard from PSR outlines how to participate in the conference, including the online Q&A with speakers throughout the two weeks.

Click the How to Participate link for Q&A access.

Opening Keynote

Dr. Tee Guidotti, Former Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, George Washington University

Click the Opening Keynote link for Q&A access.

Panel 1: Perspectives on local jobs in clean energy

Laura Rigell, Philadelphia Energy Authority

NaDerah Griffin, M.Ed, MS Forensic Medicine, Serenity Soular

Walt Yakabosky, Energy Coordinating Agency


Panel 2: How to support the growth of a clean energy economy

Chris Rabb, Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Daniel Aldana Cohen, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Liz Robinson, Philadelphia Solar Energy Association

Valerie Arkoosh, MD, MPH, Montgomery County (PA) Board of Commissioners


Panel 3: Health impacts of action/inaction towards a clean energy economy

Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, MPH, Children’s Environmental Health Network

Tyra Bryant-Stephens, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Walter Tsou, MD, MPH, Physicians for Social Responsibility


Closing Keynote

Joline Price and Josie Pickens from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (Energy Unit) give attendees an energy affordability lens with which they can reflect on the presentations that they've viewed.

Click the Closing Keynote link for Q&A access.

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