Charlotte Campus News

Charlotte Campus News | February 28, 2013

Sustainable Energy Discussion Draws Crowd to Campus

A crowd of more than 50 constituents visited Northeastern University–Charlotte on Wednesday for the campus’ Local Leaders Global Impact Speaker Series on “Sustainable Energy: Policy & Practice.” The event’s featured speakers included Michael Youth, Counsel and Policy Director for the NC Sustainable Energy Association; and Dr. Joan Fitzgerald, acclaimed author of Emerald Cities: Urban Sustainability and Economic Development, and Interim Dean of Northeastern University’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs.

Dr. Fitzgerald, who joined the discussion via videoconference, focused on broader national issues of sustainability, while Youth shared his perspective of the issue at the local and state levels.

Read more about the discussion here.

Northeastern University–Charlotte’s Local Leaders Global Impact Speaker Series is a succession of programs designed to bring thought leadership to the Charlotte region, leveraging some of the university’s globally known faculty with local experts. Learn more about the series, view past event videos and register for an upcoming event.