Senior Fellow, ISE
Author and Lawyer
Philip Warburg, a Senior Fellow at the Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, is the author of two recent books on renewable energy, Harness the Sun: America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future and Harvest the Wind: America’s Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence and Climate Stability. A seasoned environmental lawyer with roots going back to the 1970s, he was president of the Conservation Law Foundation, New England’s leading environmental advocacy group, from 2003 to 2009. Previously, he directed the Israel Union for Environmental Defense in Tel Aviv and was an attorney at the Environmental Law Institute in Washington, D.C. He has worked with governments and citizen groups on environmental initiatives in several Middle East nations and across Eastern Europe. For a longer bio see this page and check out his website.
JD, Harvard Law School, Harvard College, 1978
- The Boston Globe, After Years of Doubts, Hopes Grow That Nuclear Fusion Is Finally for Real and Could Help Address Climate Change
- The New York Times, Renewable Energy, Not ‘Fanciful’ Nuclear Fusion
- Beacon Broadside, Solar in the City: The Challenges of Bringing Clean Power to a Dorchester Neighborhood
- The Environmental Forum, Building Solar Justice
- The New York Times, We Need a Stronger Commitment to Renewable Energy
- The New York Times, Bitcoin’s Effect on Global Warming
- Reuters, GM Zooms Ahead in Decarbonisation Race, but How Green Is It Under the Hood?
- WBUR Cognoscenti, Behavior Change Won’t Be Enough To Avert Climate Catastrophe
- The New York Times, A Baby Bust Is Beside the Point
- The New York Times, Electric Cars Aren’t a Solution
- WBUR Cognoscenti, Coronavirus And Climate Change: 2 Compelling Reasons To Stay Close To Home