ACE Director speaking on Green Cities panel

February 29, 2008

ACE Director Penn Loh will be speaking about environmental justice in the new green economy on the
Green Cities: Lessons from Boston and Beyond panel next week. This event is sponsored by the City of Boston, Harvard University’s Center for the Environment, the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston, and the Taubman Center for State and Local Government.

Wednesday, March 5
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Rabb Lecture Hall
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston

RSVP to Polly at 617-495-5091 or email

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to ensure a seat. Refreshments will be available at 8:00 a.m.

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Opening Remarks

Thomas M. Menino, Mayor of Boston
Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University

Overview Presentations

Edward Glaeser, Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Director, The Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston
Director, The Taubman Center for State and Local Government

James Hunt, Chief of Environmental and Energy Services, City of Boston

Daniel Schrag, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
Director, Center for the Environment, Harvard University

Commentary and Discussion

David Cash, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Massachusetts
Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Penn Loh, Executive Director, Alternatives for Community and Environment

Mindy Lubber, President, CERES

Others to be announced

Moderator and Closing Remarks

David Ellwood, Dean, Kennedy School of Government