Monday, August 01, 2005

About Teryn Norris

Teryn Norris is a leading young advocate for a major federal investment project in clean energy. As a Research Fellow at the Breakthrough Institute and American Environics, he co-authored "Fast, Clean, Cheap: Cutting Global Warming's Gordian Knot," a white paper published in the Spring 2008 edition of the Harvard Law and Policy Review. He is co-author of the National Energy Education Act proposal, which has been featured in Mother Jones, San Francisco Chronicle, Baltimore Sun, and Congressional testimony. Teryn has worked as Chief Research Assistant to Dr. Steve H. Hanke, one of the world's top monetary economists, as well as for the Sierra Club and Environment California, where he advocated and fundraised for the California Global Warming Solutions Act. Teryn is the Founder of Breakthrough Generation, the young leaders initiative of the Breakthrough Institute. Teryn studied political science and economics as an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University, where he served as Class President and was a founder of the Hopkins Energy Action Team. He has written for the San Francisco Chronicle, Baltimore Sun, Alternet, and he regularly blogs at DailyKos, The Breakthrough Blog, WattHead, and ItsGettingHotInHere.


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