The Alliance for Affordable Energy's weekly discussion on energy matters in Louisiana. We talk tech, policy, politics, economics, Civil & environmental Rights, and the fair transition to clean and affordable energy. Giving you the information you need to use your power.
Host Sophie Zaken discusses the work of Southeast Climate & Energy Network (SCEN) to provide strategic coordination among organizations in the Southeast to secure fair, just and science-based climate and energy policies with Executive Director, Alexander Easdale.
Logan Burke discusses the opportunities around solar power and storage (battery backup) with experts Seth Mullendore and Marriele Mango from Clean Energy Group ahead of their January 15th Smart and Sustainable Cities Committee Meeting presentation for Solar + Storage Day!
Hosts Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss the history of this toxic landfill gone residential with local experts Lionel Youngblood, Lavanna Varnado-Brown, Christopher Oliver, and Emily Szklarski.
Fully funded relocation of current inhabitants would only cost the city $20 M and is supported by the Federal Government.
The conclusion of Sophie Zaken and Jessica Hendricks discussion with Steve Chiu, Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation’s Main Representative at the United Nations.
Later in the show, Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss Entergy's Gas Plant Open Meetings Law violation updates
Sophie Zaken and Jessica Hendricks discuss the amazing work of Tzu Chi in disaster relief, environmental protection, and climate action with Steve Chiu, Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation’s Main Representative at the United Nations. Steve Chiu explains how they've managed to mobilize over 10 million volunteers and supporters in 98 countries over the past 53 years to take action to alleviate the suffering of those in need.
Hosts Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss the Green New Deal and the Sunrise Movement with NOLA hub co-founders Elianna Wasserman & Sarah Gordon.
Hosts Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken talk to Professor Marianne Cufone, Esq., Director of Environmental Law And Policy Lab Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.
Hosts Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss ITEP- the Industrial Tax Exemption Program with Broderick Bagert from Together Louisiana.
Sophie Zaken discusses Recycling, Upcycling, Decycling and waste management with Jane Patton (No Waste NOLA) and Joseph A. Colon (YLC Recycles); followed by an update from a Healthy Gulf
Hosts Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss the intersection of energy and petrochemical systems and how it's endangering our coast with Scott Eustis, Community Science Director for Healthy Gulf
Sophie Zaken and Logan Burke discuss EHP- Environmental & Historic Preservation Dept. in FEMA with Environmental Specialist, Aurielle Modster.
Sophie Zaken and Eva Dils (AAE intern) discuss the Green New Deal with Marcela Mulholland of Sunrise Movement.
Later in the show, Logan Burke and Sophie talk about energy efficiency and community solar in New Orleans.
Hosts Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss city council's special meeting on Sewerage & Water Board's November 17, 2018 boil water advisory and Entergy New Orleans responsibility to the city.
Hosts Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss work that AAE has done to serve New Orleans and Louisiana rate-payers!
Happy Giving Tuesday!
Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss waste and plastic pollution with Jane Patton, Director of NoWaste NOLA.
Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken with AAE discuss the Formosa plastic plant in St. James Parish with Chasity White with RISE St. James, Anne Rolfes with LA Bucket Brigade, and Renate Heurich with 350 New Orleans.
Logan Burke, and Sophie Zaken with AAE discuss City Councils investigation into Entergy's Paid Actors with public advocate, Happy Johnson. Clips from City Council's October 31, 2018 Special Meeting include statements by Larry Morgan, Reverend Gregory Manning, Sally Buras, M.A. Sheehan.
Hosts Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss working to ensure Human Rights and Social Justice with Barbara Major of The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond; as well as the recent report on Entergy's Paid Actors.
Hosts Logan A. Burke, and Sophie Zaken discuss the Louisiana food system with Pepper Bowen, Food and Beverage Attorney, and Director of The Culinaria Center for Food Law, Policy and Culture.
Hosts Logan A. Burke, and Sophie Zaken interview Barbara Major of The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond about creating equity and wealth while dealing with systemic and institutional racism.