Exploring the Future of Clean Energy: SXSW 2023 Highlights

May 23, 2023 Ana Flores

The Climate Change Track at SXSW 2023 featured an awe-inspiring lineup of climate change leaders who shared their groundbreaking ideas on renewable energy, clean practices, and even de-extinction. Through SXSW Featured Sessions, attendees delved into the transition from conventional energy sources to cleaner options and were empowered to take action toward creating a sustainable future for our planet. Dive into these sessions and get inspired to join the movement towards a greener, more sustainable world.

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm outlined the many incentives available for individuals to embrace clean energy initiatives for today, tomorrow, and beyond. Her message was clear that transitioning to a clean energy future is not only critical for the planet's survival, but it's also the key to creating a more peaceful world, as she puts it,"Perhaps moving to a clean energy future is the greatest peace plan the world will ever know."

Climate change is an ever-growing concern for our planet, with its potential to cause significant harm. Award-winning author, political scientist, and climate expert Dr. Leah Stokes offered valuable insights on navigating the complex world of clean energy policy, emphasizing the critical role of cutting ties with fossil fuels.

As a result, experts are continuously exploring ways to tackle this global issue and find sustainable solutions that can help mitigate its effects. Ben Lamm, the CEO and Co-founder of Colossal, offers a unique perspective on de-extinction that has the potential to address climate change and push the boundaries of what's possible in clean energy solutions. Through his diverse perspective and innovative ideas, Lamm highlighted the potential for de-extinction to play a role in creating a more sustainable future.

As the world grapples with the threat of climate change, young climate activists actively bring hope through their efforts to become influential agents of change on a global scale. Hear from Alexis Ohanian investor and founder of Seven Seven Six, Lissie Garvin the Director of the 776 Foundation and two of the fellowship program’s bright young minds Maya Penn and Rostam Reifschneider, as they discuss the urgency for climate action and why they all believe our next generation holds the key to unlocking the solutions

The SXSW Conference showcased an array of innovative ideas that promise to transform the way we power our world. The future of our planet is looking more promising than ever, thanks to the incredible advancements in clean energy solutions. Let's continue the conversation, explore new ideas, and push the boundaries of what's possible in the world of clean energy.

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