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Monday, July 26, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Admission: Free

This event is hosted by the John Locke Foundation, and features Center of the American Experiment Policy Fellow Isaac Orr.

Gov. Roy Cooper’s Clean Energy Plan calls for a 70% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from electricity by 2030 and carbon neutrality by 2050. Estimates from Duke Energy for implementing the plan, along with future grid modeling, show Cooper’s plan is expensive, wasteful, and risky. In this conversation, we’ll compare and contrast Cooper’s plan with the findings of a Locke-commissioned study. Our experts will illustrate the superiority of nuclear and natural gas when it comes to achieving carbon emission reduction goals for the state and ensuring affordability, efficiency, reliability, and preservation of the environment.

The Panel 

  • Donna Martinez, host/moderator
  • Jordan McGillis, Institute for Energy Research
  • Jon Sanders, John Locke Foundation
  • Isaac Orr, Center of the American Experiment

Please Note: This is an online event. This event will be streamed live from our YouTube channel, Facebook page, and homepage at 12:00 pm on Monday, July 26, 2021.