Robert Epstein, PhD, co-founder, Environmental Entrepreneurs, co-founder and former EVP, Sybase. Bob Epstein is an entrepreneur and holds a PhD from UC Berkeley in electrical engineering and computer science, specializing in distributed database systems.
He is Chairman of the NRDC (National Resources Defense Council) Action Fund. Bob has been heavily involved in founding the Berkeley Food Institute that works to catalyze and support transformative change in food systems, to promote diversity, justice resilience, and health from the local to the global.
Since 2002, California has used its economic power and considerable policy and scientific resources to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while continuing to grow its economy. This talk will present the various policies and explain why they have been effective and how this leadership has worked in conjunction with cities, states, sub-nations and nations who have also reduced their emissions despite inaction by the Bush administration and hostility by the Trump Administration.
Bob's knowledge of public policy is extensive and proven with successes. Come and hear from a subject matter expert about this critical topic.