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FAS honors Mark D. Levine with 2008 Public Service Award
Date:9/17/2008

the China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories, Levine served as director of the Environmental Energy Technologies Division from 1996-2006. The division is at the forefront of research on indoor air quality, buildings energy efficiency, and a variety of clean energy technologies, and Levine expanded its mission to include taking on a leadership roll in analyzing energy efficiency issues.

The FAS Public Service Award is presented annually to an outstanding statesman or public interest advocate who has made a distinctive contribution to public policy at the intersection of science and national security. The award was established in 1971 and past recipients include Edward M. Kennedy, Richard Garwin, Carl Sagan, Phillip Morrison, and George Soros, among other exemplary individuals.

The 2008 FAS Public Service Award will be presented on Thursday, 25 September 2008, at 10:00 am PDT before the FAS Symposium "What policies should the next U.S. president adopt to help China reduce greenhouse gas emissions?" in the Sibley Auditorium on the 2nd floor of the Bechtel Engineering Center at the University of California, Berkeley. (http://www.fas.org/press/events/2008sept_energysym.html)

Join FAS for this free, public event. Seating is first come, first served.

Award Presenters include:

  • Beth Burnside, Vice Chancellor for Research and Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Art Rosenfeld, Chair of FAS Board of Directors and Commissioner of the California Energy Commission
  • Henry Kelly, Federation of American Scientists
  • Mark Levine, Leader of the China Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Symposium Speakers include:

  • Mark Levine, Leader of the China Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Jiang Lin, Energy Foundation, Senior Vice P
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Contact: Monica Amarelo
mamarelo@fas.org
202-454-4680
Federation of American Scientists
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