Is Democracy Renewable? Climate Change, Sustainability and Clean Energy in the Raging 20’s

Renewable Energy

AREI 17th Annual AREDAY Summit

American Renewable Energy Day

“Is Democracy Renewable? Climate Change, Sustainability and Clean Energy in the Raging 20’s”

Virtual Summit
Every Thursday at 3PM MST

Additional special programs on Tuesdays.

Once released at 5pm ET/3pm MT each day, videos will remain available for unlimited replays.

AREDAY Summit 2020 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.

October 22:Democracy, Climate Change and the Youth Vote

Tom Steyer, Next GenTom Steyer
Next Gen

Senator Ed Markey, MassachusettsSen. Ed Markey
Massachusetts Senator

Xiye Bastida, Youth Climate ActivistXiye Bastida
Youth Climate Activist

Alexandria Villasenor, Youth Climate ActivistAlexandria Villasenor
Youth Climate Activist

Democracy, Oceans and the Vote
October 15: Part One | October 20: Part Two

Dr. Sylvia Earle, President & Chairman, Mission Blue & The Sea AllianceDr. Sylvia Earle
Mission Blue

Capt. Paul Watson
Sea Shepherd Society

Chip Comins, AREIChip Comins

October 8: Black Lives Matter, Social Justice and Climate Change

Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, Board Member, Interfaith Power & LightRev. Dr. Gerald Durley
Interfaith Power & Light

Hawk Newsome, President, BLMgreaterNYHawk Newsome

October 4: Peace or Pieces

Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Messenger of PeaceDr. Jane Goodall
Jane Goodall Institute

Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security InstituteJonathan Granoff
Global Security Institute

October 3: The Social Dilemma

Jeff Orlowski, Director, Social DilemmaJeff Orlowski
Director, Social Dilemma

Chip Comins, AREIChip Comins

October 2: Climate Finance Solutions

Bill Brandt, ASU LightworksBill Brandt
ASU LightWorks®

Keith Tuffley, The B TeamKeith Tuffley

Mindy Lubber, CEO & President, CeresMindy Lubber

October 1: Democracy and the Vote

David Orr, Oberlin CollegeDavid Orr
Oberlin College

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

Jena M. Griswold
Colorado Secretary of State

Gov. Bill Ritter
Center for the New Energy Economy

AREDAY Highlights

American Spirit Productions
Colorado Audio Visual & Design
Samuel Lawrence Foundation
John Powers
American Sustainable Business Council
Open Mind Project
Global Choices
Blue Planet Foundation
McBride Foundation
ASU Global Institute of Sustainability
The Aspen Times
Holy Cross Energy
EW 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!