July Happy Hour, Featuring Michael Brune

Solar Austin is excited to announce next month’s featured speaker: Michael Brune, the executive director of the Sierra Club! An internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and environmental activist, Michael will be joining Solar Austin on July 14th to talk about his work leading the nationwide movement to move beyond fossil fuels to clean energy. 

Michael has served as the Sierra Club’s executive director since 2010. Under his leadership, the Sierra Club has grown to more than 3.5 million supporters, and its Beyond Coal campaign has been recognized as one of the most effective in environmental history. Prior to joining the Sierra Club, Michael led the Rainforest Action Network for seven years, during which the organization won more than a dozen key environmental commitments from America’s largest corporations.

Michael holds degrees in economics and finance from West Chester University in Pennsylvania and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. His critically acclaimed book, Coming Clean: Breaking America’s Addiction to Oil and Coal (2010), details a plan for a new green economy that will create good paying jobs, promote environmental justice, and bolster national security. Michael and his wife, Mary, attribute their ongoing passion for environmental activism in part to their concern that their children inherit a healthy world.  


Tuesday, July 14th, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (CST)
Online via ZOOM
RSVP and Get More Details Here


How to Attend:

Once you RSVP on Eventbrite, you will receive the Zoom link and call-in information. On the day of the event, all you’ll have to do is find a comfy spot on the couch and a steady internet connection and simply kick start Zoom for free! There will be an opportunity to reconnect and network with the Solar Austin community prior to the featured speaker so stay tuned. 

Support the Cause:

Although our happy hours are free and open to all, we hope you’ll consider donating to Solar Austin. Help us ensure that the benefits of solar are equitably accessible to everyone.

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