Extreme weather patterns are prompting U.S. cities, states, and businesses to form new partnerships to address the risks to resiliency. While the issue continues to polarize many in the nation’s capital, recent bipartisan initiatives on clean energy and disaster preparedness could signal a new approach.
Join The Hill, in collaboration with the Bipartisan Policy Center, for a conversation with Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, and a panel of experts to discuss how the public and private sectors can balance environmental progress with healthy economic growth.
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (r-PA)
Member, Congressional Climate Solutions Caucus
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Member, Committee on Environment and Public Works
Acting Director, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
Director, Utility Department, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
Program Officer for Environment, The Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust
Kyle B. Isakower
Vice President, Regulatory and Economic Policy, American Petroleum Industry
Senior Director of Policy and the BICEP Network, Ceres
SVP, Governmental & External Affairs, Pepco Holdings an Exelon Company
Managing Director, Government Relations & Infrastructure Initiatives, American Society of Civil Engineers
Chief External Affairs Officer, The Nature Conservancy