A Columbia U. alum sends along info about a Van Jones performance at the business school next week. If you are a current student or alum and can get to the event, be sure to RSVP and let us know what he’s up to:
The Green Collar Economy: /A discussion with Van Jones, President Obama’s former special advisor on green jobs.
Monday, February 15th, 6 – 7pm, Uris 141
*Van Jones, an award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean energy economy, comes to Columbia Business School to share his vision of a future “green economy.” His book /The Green Collar Economy /was a New York Times bestseller and/ /is considered the definitive book on “green jobs.”
From March to September 2009, Van worked as the special advisor for green jobs at the White House Council for Environmental Quality. In that position, he developed policy recommendations to help implement the Obama Administration’s commitment to clean energy jobs.
Van Jones website: http://www.vanjones.net/
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