Leading by Example: How Energy Innovation is Strengthening America’s Military

Date: July 7, 2011

Location:
The Pew Charitable Trusts
901 E Street, NW

Washington, DC 20004

Description:

You are invited to

Leading by Example: How Energy Innovation is
Strengthening America’s Military

A briefing by

The Honorable Katherine Hammack
Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations and Environment)

The Honorable Jackalyne Pfannenstiel
Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment)

The Honorable Terry A. Yonkers
Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations, Environment and Logistics)

The Honorable John W. Warner
Former U.S. Senator and Armed Services Committee Chairman, senior adviser to the Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate

Thursday July 7, 2011
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Reception to follow

The Pew Charitable Trusts
901 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

RSVP by July 5 to Sarah Greene, smgreene@pewtrusts.org.

The Department of Defense and the military services have been national leaders in adopting cutting edge renewable and efficient energy technologies and policies. These three department assistant secretaries are the highest ranking officials that oversee energy-related issues in the military. They will discuss the risks posed by energy dependence to the Armed Forces as well as innovative solutions to improving energy efficiency.

The Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate is an initiative of the Pew Environment Group and is dedicated to highlighting the critical linkages among national security, energy independence, the economy and climate change. The Pew Project brings together military, security and scientific experts to examine new strategies for combating climate change, protecting our national security, increasing our energy independence and preserving our nation's natural resources. www.PewEnvironment.org/EnergySecurity 

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