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Spring Lecture Series: Annie Notthoff

  • The Foster 940 Commercial Street Palo Alto, CA, 94303 United States (map)

Climate leadership and the future of transportation in California: Annie Notthoff in conversation with Max Baumhefner

Annie Notthoff is the Senior Western Advocacy Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in San Francisco and Sacramento, working on a broad range of initiatives to promote climate action, public health and environmental protection. She led NRDC’s efforts to get many of California’s nationally significant environmental laws enacted including: the Marine Life Protection Act (1999), Pavley Clean Car bill (2002), Global Warming Solutions Act (2006), climate and land use (2008), water policy reforms (2009), Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act (2015), 2030 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets and Equity (2016), and extending California’s price on carbon to 2030 and strengthening local air quality controls (2017). Ms. Notthoff is a board member on the State Coastal Conservancy and she served on the board of the California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) for over 20 years. In 2015, Ms. Notthoff was honored to receive a CLCV Northern California Environmental Leadership Award. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and a Masters of City and Regional Planning from the University of California at Berkeley.

Max Baumhefner is Senior Attorney with the Climate and Clean Energy Program at NRDC, based in San Francisco. Mr. Baumhefner works to make our nation’s cars, trucks, and buses zero emission vehicles. He focuses on electrifying the transportation sector in a manner that also accelerates the transition to a smarter, more affordable electric grid powered by renewable resources. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Pomona College and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley.

All lectures are FREE for Acterra members (promo code “member”), free for students (code “student”) and $10 for non-members. Register at Space is limited – RSVP early to ensure your spot!

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Self-guided gallery walk-through and light refreshments at 6:30 pm.