Indivisible Acton Area Take Action Forum: Climate Change and Economic Tools for Intervention

Start: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 6:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)

End: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 8:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)



                        Wednesday, Nov 10 , 2021

                        6:45 – 8:30 PM

                        Program starts at 7:00 PM

 

Take Action Forum








Indivisible Acton Area is excited to present:

Climate Change and Economic Tools for Intervention

1. Introduction to how climate change affects the economy
2. How the SEC can intervene and get more information for investors and the public
3. How the banks (and the Federal Reserve) can manage climate risk and help banks manage a safe transition to clean energy

Alex Martin is a Sr. Policy Analyst for Climate Finance at Americans for Financial Reform. He manages the organization’s growing engagement and policy portfolio at the intersection of financial regulation, climate change mitigation, and climate-related systemic financial risk.

Before joining the organization, Alex served as a legislative fellow on the climate team for Senator Schatz (D-HI) and as informal committee staff for the Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis, focusing on carbon storage tax incentives, climate-related systemic financial risk, economy-wide decarbonization, and environmental justice.

Prior to that, Alex worked at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on projects related to clean energy, low-carbon vehicles, and deep decarbonization pathways. His research experience spans atmospheric chemistry, materials science, and optics. He has a PhD in Physical Chemistry from New York University and BS in Chemistry from Boston College with research experience that spans atmospheric chemistry, materials science, and optics.

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