Dear Friend,
We are gearing up for our 6th annual Four Generations LEaders in Clean Energy & Sustainability Awards and Holiday Dinner and hope that you'll be able to join us Dec. 6th to celebrate! This year's theme is Alliances for Action: Coalitions, Collaborations, and Partnerships , and there is also a special theme around the circular economy as our Gen X and Gen Z/Millennial awardees work on responsible consumption and plastics reduction. Additionally, our Four Gen Zero Waste Committee is also helping us to lead by example to make it a minimal waste event.

Leaders in Energy’s (LE) annual Four Gen Awards recognizes leaders of every age making a difference for a kinder, greener world. On December 6, come….

Learn and be inspired! Our award-winners are making progress in energy efficiency, clean energy, reducing plastics and food waste, and sustainable communities. 

Feast on veg-friendly dishes, including Naked Lunch Bowls from MOM’s Organic Market 

Bid on memberships, beautiful books, green education from local environmental and arts groups, and more at our Silent Auction including driving a top-of-the-line 2019 Nissan Leaf SV electric vehicle (EV) for a 4-day excursion of your choice !

Celebrate with others working in green careers and businesses, clean energy and sustainability solutions—and those who want to 

Bring your friends and family, at a discount! We need each and all of us to create the energy transition and re-green our ways!

Early bird THRU Friday, November 29th.

Our Four Generations of Leaders 
in Clean Energy & Sustainable Solutions AWARDEES
Gen Z/Millennial: The Eco Teen Action Network (part of the Global Co-Lab and Smithsonian Optimism project) with its 3 Hubs on Climate Change, Responsible Consumption, and Zero Hunger. (The Eco Teen Action Network Ambassadors are: Ashley Cheung, Eva Leikikh, Krithika Layalala, Kayla Peale, Sydney Rico, and Marieka Staheli)
Gen X: Julia Cohen, Co-Founder and Manager of the Plastic Pollution Coalition, comprised of over 1,000 organizations, businesses, and thought leaders in 60 countries working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impact on humans, animals, waterways, the ocean, and the environment.
Baby Boomer: Eric Goplerud, Founder and Chairperson of the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions (FACS), which helps people of faith develop local solutions to the climate crisis. FACS works with congregations to develop Green Teams to give them resources to implement sustainability initiatives, programs, and education for environmental stewardship.
World War II: Andrew Euston, Urban Ecological Designer, who under several Presidential administrations, led one of the first Federal governmental efforts to recognize the importance of non-partisan efforts to integrate social, economic, and environmental planning and design in Community Sustainability programming at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. He also helped stimulate the formation of the President's Council on Sustainable Development and continues to explore ways in which to improve communities.
PLUS Emerging Leaders:
Karen Campblin and Lee Williams, Co-Chairs Green New Deal Virginia Coalition
Mitra Kashani , Founder, Mason Environmental Justice Alliance

Early bird , thru 11/29 
     $40 adults; Student/Jobseeker $30
Regular Price
         $50 adults; Student/Jobseeker $40
At the door: $60
Bring a friend & get 50% off 2nd ticket
Four Gen Benefactors

Association of Energy Engineers – National Capital Chapter
Clean Energy Business Network
Potential Energy DC
Resilient Virginia
Waterford Inc.

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Events of Interest
Pitch Night
December 4, 2019, at Morgan Lewis, 1111 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004-2541
6:00 - 9:00 pm (Early bird THRU 11/22/19)
Host: Potential Energy DC

Four Generations of Leaders in Clean Energy & Sustainable Solutions Awards and Holiday Celebration
December 6, 2019, at Pepco Edison Gallery,702 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
6:00 - 9:00 pm (Early bird THRU 11/29/19)
Host: Leaders in Energy

December 13, 2019, at Chinatown Garden, 618 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Host: National Capital Chapter Area-U.S. Association for Energy Economics
New Blogs
If you would like to write an article for our blog, please contact Miriam Aczel at: Visit our website to see even more great blogs!
If you have an article that is published or have recommendations on content that is relevant to our community, please share with Kyle Saukas at:
This webinar from the Center for Strategic & International Studies Energy & National Security Program highlights Sverre Alvik, Program Director for Energy Transition, to discuss DNV GL's Energy Transition Outlook 2019.
Making high-temperature industrial heat from sunlight. This could be the breakthrough for decarbonizing cement and steel production.
Could other development banks follow in the path of the European Investment Bank and quit investing in fossil fuel projects?
The Climate Change Health Risks Facing a Child Born Today: A Tale of Two Futures
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We look forward to see you at our Four Generations of Leaders Awards and Holiday Dinner on Dec. 6th!


Janine Finnell
Executive Director

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