Climate Politics: The Energy of Youth
and the Immediacy of NOW

American Renewable Energy Day

August 5-8, 2020
Snowmass/Aspen, Colorado

2019 Summit 2019 Agenda 2019 Videos

Renewable Energy

AREI 17th Annual AREDAY Summit

American Renewable Energy Day

“Climate Politics: The Energy of Youth
and the Immediacy of NOW”

August 5-8, 2020

Join world leaders at AREDAY2020

The Annual Summit brings together over 100 cross-sector speakers and includes a film festival and concert. Join us this year!

DATES: August 5-8, 2020
LOCATION: Aspen/Snowmass, CO

Listen to Founder Chip Comins discuss AREDAY and The Politics of Change: Creating the New Hydrogen-Carbon Economy with Duncan Campbell on Living Dialogues:

United Nations Speech
Chip Comins and Sally Ranney, AREI and Sally Coxe, BCI

Founder Chip Comins speaks at the United Nations on September 21st the International Day of Peace.

The day after the Global Climate Youth Strike March—the biggest climate march in history with over 5 million world wide and 400,000 in NYC.

AREDAY Summit 2019 Featured Speakers

The AREDAY Summit convenes 100+ thought leaders and experts from multiple sectors to foster climate change solutions at the speed and scale necessary to phase out fossil fuels, and usher in a rapid transition to a new, clean energy economy.

Timothy E. Wirth, United Nations FoundationTimothy E. Wirth
United Nations Foundation

Tom Steyer, 2020 Democratic Presidential CandidateTom Steyer
2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate

General Wesley Clark, Growth EnergyGen. Wesley Clark
Wesley K. Clark & Associates

Xiye Bastida, Youth Climate Activist, Fridays For FutureXiye Bastida
Youth Climate Activist

Trammell S. Crow, EarthXTrammell S. Crow

Hanieh Sadat, impactXHanieh Sadat
GenesysOne Capital

Spike Buckley, Earth's CallSpike Buckley
Earth’s Call

Andrew Horvath, Star Scientific Limited, Planet Power SystemsAndrew Horvath
Planet Power Systems

Gene Karpinski, League of Conservation VotersGene Karpinski
League of Conservation Voters

Cedric Ceballos, Former NBA LA Laker Cedric Ceballos
Formerly with Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns

Henk Rogers, Blue Planet AllianceHenk Rogers
Blue Planet Alliance

Capt. Paul Watson
The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Amory LovinsAmory Lovins
Rocky Mountain Institute

Julia Olson, Our Children's TrustJulia Olson
Our Children’s Trust

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Earth GuardiansXiuhtezcatl Martinez
Earth Guardians

Heidi VanGenderen, Chief Sustainability Officer, University of Colorado BoulderHeidi VanGenderen
Chief Sustainability Officer
University of Colorado Boulder

Alice Madden, Fellow, Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the EnvironmentAlice Madden
Getches-Wilkinson Center

Per Espen Stoknes, Centre for Green Growth at the Norwegian Business SchoolPer Espen Stoknes
Centre for Green Growth, Norwegian Business School

Michelle Wyman, National Council for Science and the EnvironmentMichelle Wyman
National Council for Science and the Environment

Larry Flowers, EERE - Wind Powering AmericaLarry Flowers
G4 Wind

Tom Van Dyck, RBC Wealth ManagemeentTom Van Dyck
RBC Wealth Management

Ellen Dorsey, Wallace Global FundEllen Dorsey
Wallace Global Fund

Luka Powanga, Energy Africa ConferenceLuka Powanga
Energy Africa Conference

Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism SolutionsHunter Lovins
Natural Capitalism Solutions

Katie Eder, Future CoalitionKatie Eder
Future Coalition

Sally Coxe, Bonobo Conservation InitiativeSally Jewell Coxe
Bonobo Conservation Initiative

Collin O'Mara, National Wildlife FederationCollin O’Mara
National Wildlife Federation

Tony Keane, EarthXTony Keane

AREDAY Highlights

ProStar Energy Solutions
OriginClearn, Inc.
Global Choices
Cambridge Global Conversations
CRES Forum
WEL Foundation
Wildlife Protection Solutions
Turner Foundation
Blue Planet Foundation
Planet Power Systems
Sopris Foundation
Grace Richardson Fund
Pettit Foundation
ASU Global Institute of Sustainability
ASU LightWorks
Open Mind Project
Alliance for Sustainable Colorado
The Aspen Times
Darnauer Group Communications
Holy Cross Energy
E.W. Stetson III

AREDAY Programs and Entertainment


A solutions oriented film festival, featuring documentary and environmental focused films, which offer an action plan for the audience to engage in and move forward.

Past Films Include:

AREDAY Strategic Partners

Global Choices
Projects for Good
ASU LightWorks
World Climate Ltd
Nature Needs Half
WILD Foundation

Summer Tour Launch
from AREDAY 2016

Snowmass Village, CO

Featuring speaker
Michael Brune of the Sierra Club,
the musical talents of Taj Mahal
and aerial photography by Spectral Q.

100% Clean Energy!