Marc Cortez is a Climate Reality Advocate and the author of the forthcoming title ‘Climaturity: A Journey into the Muddy Climate Middle.’ Climaturity offers a new perspective on the climate controversy through the pragmatic lens of a long-time renewable energy industry veteran. Part science, part satire and part snark, he takes a stand against the climate panic movement.
He advocates for a transparent climate discussion where half-truths are completed, climate science limitations are put into context, and politicians are held accountable for spending taxpayer dollars.
Marc Cortez is an author, entrepreneur and long-time veteran of the solar, electric vehicle infrastructure, and energy storage industries. As one of the solar industry’s early brand architects, he has been working on the front lines of the climate change industry for decades. He has raised over $20M for multiple startups, and is currently the Founder/CEO of Liquid8, a water conservation startup. Mr. Cortez is also a professor of Entrepreneurship and Technology Commercialization at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.
Topics to cover:
CLIMATE CHANGE: HALF-TRUTHS, ECO-ANXIETY AND IMPOTENT POLICIES
A broad look at climate media, politics, technology, and science, all viewed through the pragmatic lens of a renewable energy industry veteran.
CLIMATE CHANGE MYTHS
Marc will discuss the most common climate change narratives and help clarify many of the current narratives.
IS THE CLIMAPOCALYPSE REALLY GOING TO KILL US BY THURSDAY?
Part science, part satire, and part snark, Mr. Cortez takes on the climate panic movement as a proponent of eco-hopelessness and advocate for expensive, impotent climate policies.
TIPS FROM A CLEANTECH ENTREPRENEUR
Want to help solve our climate problems? This talk discusses how to solve customer problems in language they understand, and how our climate confusion also brings with it significant opportunity.
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