Find out how climate and political changes are driving new responses to natural emergencies.
December 7, 2022
In partnership with the Sustainable Urban Planning program at The George Washington University, this webinar will cover market, policy, and tech trends focussing on how climate and political changes are driving new responses to emergencies, conflict, hurricanes, forest fires, and ocean surges. Acknowledged subject matter expert and GW Faculty Member, Professor Scott Sklar will share insights from innovative projects and initiatives spanning the globe, from Haiti to Ukraine.
Scott Sklar is an Adjunct Professor at The George Washington University teaching three unique interdisciplinary courses on sustainable energy, where in 2014 he began teaching an energy course (PSUS 6224), and in 2018 his second PSUS GWU summer graduate course, “Renewable Energy for Critical Infrastructure”, the first such course in the United States. Professor Sklar is the Sustainable Energy Director of GWU’s Environment & Energy Management Institute (EEMI). He is an Affiliated Professor with CATIE, an international graduate university located in Costa Rica focused on sustainability for Latin America.
Sklar is President of The Stella Group, Ltd. for 22 years, a strategic global policy and clean technology optimization owner's rep firm facilitating clean distributed energy utilization which includes advanced batteries and controls, energy efficiency, fuel cells, geo-exchange, heat engines, mini-generation (natural gas), micro-hydropower (and free-flow, tidal, wave), modular biomass, photovoltaics, small wind, and solar thermal (including daylighting, waste-to-energy, water heating, industrial preheat, building air-conditioning, and electric power generation). The Stella Group, Ltd. Is one of the very few companies that blends distributed energy technologies (microgrids, hybrid systems), and aggregates financing (including leasing), with a focus on system standardization.
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