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AREDay Summit

Michael Brune is the executive director of the Sierra Club, the conservation organization founded by John Muir 125 years ago. Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy caught up with Brune at the summit for the American Renewable Energy Institute (AREDAY).

Elizabeth Stewart-Severy / Aspen Public Radio

American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY), has grown from a one-day expo to a nearly week-long summit. This year’s event kicked off yesterday in Snowmass. Environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy was there and shares what she learned with news director Carolyn Sackariason.

On this week's show, Chip Comins and Abby Stern of the American Renewable Energy Institute and ARE Day Summit with a preview of this summer's event.

President of Iceland visits during AREDAY

Jul 7, 2016
Photo by Ryer Gardenswartz

The President of Iceland visited Snowmass during the annual AREDAY Summit earlier this summer to discuss how his country was able to make an economic turnaround with renewable energy and to showcase how important other, bigger economies are in improving the planet.

 Chip Comins and the AREDay Summit in Snowmass June 20-24.