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State Senator Rob Hogg and Raki Giannakourus to discuss cleaner energy

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Kamyar Enshayan, director, Center for Energy and Environmental Education, 319-273-7575, kamyar.enshayan@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu

State Senator Rob Hogg and Raki Giannakourus to discuss cleaner energy

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- State senator Rob Hogg and Raki Giannakourus of the Green Dubuque organization will be speaking about cleaner and more efficient energy at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the University of Northern Iowa Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) auditorium.

Rob Hogg has been Iowa's leading voice for energy policies that will move Iowa towards conservation, efficiency and renewable energy. Hogg currently serves on the Iowa Senate Natural Resources and Environment Committee. Giannakourus is on the board of directors for the non-profit Green Dubuque organization, which works to protect Dubuque's local ecosystems by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting smarter development. Giannakourus will share with the audience his "50% by 2030" in greenhouse gas reduction plan which passed unanimously through the Dubuque City Council.

Kamyar Enshayan, director of the CEEE says the center is "committed to helping Iowans understand the nature of climate disruptions due to our dependency to fossil energy, and ways of creating resilience in our communities and state to deal with that reality."

The event is sponsored by the CEEE. For additional information, contact Enshayan at 319-273-7575 or kamyar.enshayan@uni.edu.

 

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