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Wednesday, January 7 • 1:30pm - 2:40pm
Fossil Fuels are the Moral Choice for the Planet and for the Poor - Armstrong Center for Energy & the Environment

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International attempts to demonize fossil fuels overlook the key role that these energy sources have played in creating and sustaining modern prosperity. Fossil fuels were a necessary precondition for the Industrial Revolution and increased use of fossil fuel energy is the quickly route out of poverty for developing countries. Come learn why fossil fuel energy is in fact the moral choice.

Moderators
avatar for Hon. Chuck DeVore

Hon. Chuck DeVore

Vice President of Policy, Texas Public Policy Foundation
Chuck DeVore is Vice President of Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, one of America's premier conservative state-level public policy think tanks. From 2004 to 2010, DeVore represented almost 500,000 people in the California State Assembly in the coastal Orange County region... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Cal Beisner

Dr. Cal Beisner

Founder & Director, Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation
E. Calvin Beisner, Ph.D., is Founder and Director of the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, a network of Christian theologians, scientists, and economists, founded in 2005, working together to promote through education and public policy Biblical earth stewardship through... Read More →
avatar for Com. Ryan Sitton

Com. Ryan Sitton

Railroad Commissioner, State of Texas
Ryan Sitton is a native Texan and a 1998 graduate of Texas A&M University, where he obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and met his future wife, Jennifer.In 2006, Ryan and Jennifer founded PinnacleAIS, an engineering and technology company focused on reliability and integrity... Read More →
avatar for Hon. Kathleen Hartnett White

Hon. Kathleen Hartnett White

Director, Armstrong Center for Energy & the Environment, Texas Public Policy Foundation
Kathleen Hartnett White joined the Texas Public Policy Foundation in January 2008. She is a Distinguished Senior Fellow-in-Residence and Director of the Armstrong Center for Energy & the Environment. Prior to joining the Foundation, White served a six-year term as Chairman and Commissioner... Read More →


Wednesday January 7, 2015 1:30pm - 2:40pm CST
Capitol View Terrace South 701 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701

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