Leadership in Politics

"We have good reason to be hopeful. When average citizens arm themselves with good infomation and take action… they can make change."


Mr. Tamminen is an Energy and Environmental Strategist from United States and was California State Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Chief Environmental Policy Advisor from 2003-2007. During his tenure Tamminen helped launch some of the most successful sustainable energy initiatives in US history. He is a former director of the Environment Now Foundation in Santa Monica, and is founder of the Santa Monica BayKeeper. He also co-founded the Frank G. Wells Environmental Law Clinic at the UCLA’s School of Law.

Tamminen believes that "strong political leadership is essential if society’s priorities are to change… " - 01:51 minutes

 

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