Philip Warburg

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

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