Watch genConnect interview Chip Comins, founder of the renewable energy summit AREDAY, on his unlikely foray into activism and how he works to implement change
Watch genConnect’s Randi Zucker connect with AREDAY Founder Chip Comins at the Aspen Ideas Festival. The environmentalist and documentary filmmaker discusses AREDAY’s rise from a one-day community event on renewable energy to a summit with international recognition. Comins wants AREDAY to make the science of climate change “cool and hip and attractive and even sexy:”
Chip Comins is the Founder, Producer and Director of AREDAY, the Managing Director of American Spirit Productions and the National Coordinating Producer of Clean Energy Week. A long-time advocate of developing and implementing renewable energy resources to abate GHG and climate change, Comins is trained by Al Gore to present The Climate Project. In 2009 he produced 13 side events at the UNFCCC COP 15 in Copenhagen and is now producing the 7th Annual AREDAY Summit – Creating a New Energy Economy at Speed and Scale.
genConnect is credentialed press at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colo., where we are interviewing the premier speakers and attendees at the conference. For more of our video interviews and articles from the Ideas Festival, click here.