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Trump’s Transition Environment Advisor speaking in Brussels at ACRE’s Blue-Green Summit

PRESS RELEASE

30.01.2017.

PRESS RELEASE OF THE ALLIANCE OF CONSERVATIVES AND REFORMISTS IN EUROPE (ACRE)

Myron Ebell, US President Donald Trump’s leader for transition of the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), will be speaking on conservatism, economics and the environment at the Blue-Green Summit hosted by the ACRE on the 1st of February at the Solvay Library in Brussels.

He said:

ACRE’s Blue-Green Summit in Brussels will be an exciting opportunity to discuss the future of environmentalism; toward practical solutions making our world more secure, our people better off, and to pave the way for the innovation needed for our future.

Myron Ebell will be joined by high-profile speakers including: the Director-General of the European Commission's DG for Climate Action, Jos Delbeke; former UK Minister for Climate Change and Energy Lord Barker; Iceland’s Minister of Justice Sigridur Andersen MP; the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Michael Liebreich; Author and Conservative Peer Lord Ridley; NASF Chairman Orri Vigfusson; Tunisian Secretary of State for Scientific Research Khalil Amiri; Senior Academic Fellow at the IEA, Prof. Philip Booth; and Anneleen Van Bossuyt MEP.

ACRE Secretary-General Daniel Hannan MEP will host the summit, and said:

The Blue-Green Summit will be looking at how we can best improve our environment using market mechanisms; the innovation that comes from capitalism, and the natural sense of trusteeship that is part of Burkean conservatism. Environmentalism, and the world we live in, are altogether too important to be left to left.

Myron Ebell was chosen by Donald Trump in September 2016 to lead the Presidential Transition’s EPA team. He is the Director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, where he advocates for Free Market Environmentalism.

For more information on the Blue-Green Summit, please visit the event page.

For more information on the ACRE, visit us at www.acreurope.eu.

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Notes to editors:

  1. The Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe (ACRE) is the fastest-growing European political movement. Its 31 member parties are united by the principles of individual liberty, national sovereignty, parliamentary democracy, private property, limited government, sound money, free trade, strong families and the devolution of power.
  2. Michael Liebreich, Chairman of Bloomberg New Energy Finance and member of the high-level advisory board of the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative, will deliver the second keynote speech. Responsibility for the information and views expressed at the event lies entirely with the speakers.
  3. The Summit will consist of two panels: the first on innovation: how market competition inspires green innovation; and the second on trusteeship: how private ownership inspires green management.
  4. ACRE’s Blue-Green Summit will also be the occasion for the launch of the latest issue of our new quarterly journal, The Conservative, in which Blue-Green environmentalism will be the leading theme.

Press Officer to contact: Steffen Kudella on +32 470 371 910 or s.kudella@acreurope.eu

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