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Video: Clean Skies to Stream Live From National Clean Energy Summit 2.0: Jobs and the New Economy

August 6, 2009

Debate-Shaping, On-Demand Network to Capture Robust Energy Policy Discussion As It Happens

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Committed to delivering real-time coverage of the most pressing energy and environment news of the day, Clean Skies today announced plans to stream live from the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0: Jobs and the New Economy on Monday, August 10 in Las Vegas. Created by Senate Major Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the Center for American Progress Action Fund, the Summit convenes the nation’s preeminent energy and environment newsmakers to discuss job creation and energy efficiency and independence, among other topics.

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The seasoned journalists of the Clean Skies news team will deliver gavel-to-gavel coverage of this high-level dialogue online, throughout the day, at: www.cleanskies.com. Highlights of the day’s programming will include:

  • 1:00-3:30 p.m. EDT: With the University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ Cox Pavilion as the backdrop, Clean Skies will follow the Summit’s roundtable, “Building the Clean-Energy Economy” from opening statements to its close. After remarks by United Nations Foundation president, former Senator Tim Wirth (D-Colo.); Dr. Neal Smatresk, acting president, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV); Vice President Al Gore; and John D. Podesta, president and CEO, Center for American Progress Action Fund, participants will engage in panel discussions on the case for clean-energy investment, bringing energy-efficiency retrofits to scale and how to promote the market for renewable energy and energy infrastructure.
  • Confirmed roundtable participants include, among others: U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu; Van Jones, Special Advisor, White House Council on Environmental Quality; General Wesley Clark, Chairman, Growth Energy; Denise Bode, CEO, American Wind Energy Association; T. Boone Pickens, Boone Pickens Capital Management; U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis; and Dr. Stephanie Burns, CEO, Dow Corning.
  • 4 p.m. EDT: Clean Skies anchor and managing editor Susan McGinnis will report live from the floor of the Summit during Clean Skies’ regularly-scheduled Energy Report, with chief correspondent Tyler Suiters at the anchor desk in Washington, D.C.
  • 5:00- 6:30 p.m. EDT: Join Clean Skies for coverage of the “Clean-Energy Policy Community Town Hall,” which will begin after special remarks from President Bill Clinton. John Podesta will moderate a lively town hall discussion. Vice President Al Gore, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Cathy Zoi, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy, and T. Boone Pickens will participate.

Clean Skies News is an independent, online news organization staffed by professional journalists. Clean Skies News is a debate-shaping clearinghouse of energy and environmental information, bringing together the nation’s leading experts and newsmakers. For more information, visit www.cleanskies.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cleanskiestv. Friend us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Washington-DC/CleanSkies-TV/45957839899.

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