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.
Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken provide updates on local and national news regarding energy, water rights, transportation, and consumer advocacy.
Host Logan Burke discusses small business, workforce development, and the Community Action Equity Plan (CAEP) with Chuck Morse, Executive Director of Launch NOLA.
Host Logan Burke and guest Siobhan Foley talk New Orleans Climate Action Strategy, energy, and waste management.
First up- a replay of host Logan Burke's May 22 interview with Myrna Dominguez (Asia-Pacific Network on Food Sovereignty), Laxmi Narayan (Global Alliance of Waste Pickers), and Jed Alegado (Break Free From Plastic Asia Pacific).
Second- Logan Burke and Sophie Zaken review what it means to have a smart city and a smart grid. Also discussed, will New Orleans become a smart city- look at all the pieces to make sure people's money is being spent appropriately.
Host Logan A. Burke talks Louisiana Preservation with Emily Snyder (Education Manager for Energy Wise Alliance)
Alliance for Affordable Energy Staff, Logan A. Burke, Jessica Hendricks, and Sophie Zaken discuss challenges and opportunities of Louisiana's Energy Efficiency (EE) program, as well as projects and proposals by LA and NOLA utilities.
Host Logan Burke discusses renewable solar energy and the future of New Orleans with Beth Galante (VP of Business Development and Government Relations at PosiGen).
Host Logan A. Burke reveals and explains updates in New Orleans utility regulation and finances.
Host Logan A. Burke discusses energy utilities and power plant makeup and the journey to discovery with Jessica Hendricks (AAE)
Hosts Logan A. Burke (Executive Director of AAE) and Sophie Zaken (Office Manager of AAE) discuss Environmental Justice Communities with Frances (Brionne) Roberts-Gregory, PhD Candidate for Environmental Science Policy Management in the Society and Environment Division at UC Berkeley.
Hosts Logan A. Burke and Sophie Zaken answer questions about Entergy's proposed gas plant in New Orleans East, and how our energy system works.
Hosts Logan A. Burke and Sophie Zaken discuss AAE- what do we do and why do we do it? Topics also include: The Satirical Call for Actors outside of City Council and the following Council meeting; what it means to regulate a utility, how NOLA is special, and how people can get involved in the process?
Host Logan A. Burke (Executive Director of AAE) discusses single use plastics with Myrna Dominguez (Asia-Pacific Network on Food Sovereignty), Laxmi Narayan (Global Alliance of Waste Pickers), and Jed Alegado (Break Free From Plastic Asia Pacific).
Later, Sophie Zaken & Jessica Hendricks of AAE discuss recent events at the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) and City of New Orleans.
Host Logan A. Burke (Executive Director of AAE) discusses Entergy's Proposed Gas Plant, and upcoming show, The Truth Has Changed, by returning guest Josh Fox- documentarian, performer, and activist.
Host Logan A. Burke (Executive Director of AAE) discusses Entergy New Orleans' proposed Gas Plant and Coastal Protection with guest Scott Eustis, Community Science Director of Gulf Restoration Network.
Host Logan A. Burke (Executive Director of AAE) discusses NOLA history, and Entergy New Orleans' proposed Gas Plant with New Orleans activist Happy Johnson
Host Sophie Zaken of Alliance for Affordable Energy gives event updates and features music by powerful artists K'naan and Kendrick Lamar.
Host Logan A. Burke (Executive Director of AAE) discusses fracking, and Entergy New Orleans' proposed Gas Plant with documentarian, performer, and activist Josh Fox. Building culture and activism together, for New Orleans.
Host Logan A. Burke (Executive Director of AAE) addresses state and nationwide acts against our First Amendment right to Freedom of Speech. Later, Logan speaks to guest Forest Bradley Wright (AAE Senior Policy Director)