Energy Security and Decarbonization

A Policy Leadership Series Event with US Deputy Secretary of Energy David Turk


Aug. 11, 2022


3 p.m. — 4 p.m.


Event Details

When: Thursday, August 11, 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. EDT
In Person: Resources and Conservation Center; 1400 16 St. NW, Washington, DC 20036
Virtual: Zoom Webinar

Join Resources for the Future (RFF) on Thursday, August 11, for a Policy Leadership Series event with David Turk, Deputy Secretary of the US Department of Energy.

Deputy Secretary Turk has placed equity in the forefront of the energy conversation early on in his tenure, stating at his confirmation that it is important to “listen to the voices of workers and families impacted by changing economic conditions so the clean energy future we build creates good-paying jobs in all corners of our country.” RFF President and CEO Richard G. Newell will sit down with the deputy secretary to discuss the dual global energy and climate change crises. Their conversation will delve into the administration’s ongoing responses to high energy prices, policies and technologies needed to combat climate change while ensuring a just and equitable clean energy transition, and more.

RFF’s Policy Leadership Series is a flagship set of events that serves as a public forum on timely environmental, energy, and natural resources topics. The series brings together some of the world’s most influential decisionmakers and policy thinkers to discuss the challenges of our time. Policy Leadership Series events are also distributed as episodes of the Policy Leadership Series Podcast.


  • Deputy Secretary David Turk, US Department of Energy
  • Richard G. Newell, Resources for the Future

This is a hybrid event with the option to attend in person or virtually. Proof of vaccination will be required to enter the venue. Please note that seating is limited; if you would like to attend in person, please register via EventBrite.

Live Q&A for in-person participants will follow the moderated discussion. Virtual attendees can submit their questions for Deputy Secretary Turk when they register to attend.

Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. EDT, and refreshments will be available. The event will begin at 3:00 p.m. EDT.


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