Director, Center for Environment and National Security
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of San Diego
Reno works for a better environment. In 2009 he founded and is currently the Director of the Center for Environment and National Security at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He has organized and led two symposia mixing scientists with Washington policy makers and does grant work for the EPA, USAID and World Bank. He served in the Department of State in Washington as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans, Environment, Science and Health. Read more…
Director, America’s Power Plan
Bentham Paulos is a consultant and writer on clean energy policy, industry trends, and philanthropy. He is currently the director of America’s Power Plan, a project of the Energy Foundation and Energy Innovation. He was a program director with the Energy Foundation from 2000 to 2013, making grants to promote renewable energy and utility efficiency, and creating and managing a program on advanced biofuels. He previously worked for the Energy Center of Wisconsin, the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Abt Associates, and has an MA in Energy Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BA from Tufts University.