#145: Dr. Scott Tinker (Switch Energy Alliance) - 2 Billion Without Power, Regressive Taxes & Why Western Energy Policy is Changing
Greetings & welcome back to the rose bros podcast.
This episode we are joined by Dr. Scott Tinker - founder of the nonprofit Switch Energy Alliance, and Director of the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin, the Texas State Geologist of Texas, and a professor holding the Allday Endowed Chair in the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin.
Along with Director Harry Lynch, Dr. Tinker co-produced the award-winning documentary films Switch and Switch On, which have been screened in over 50 countries.
Dr. Tinker is the host of PBS Energy Switch, an energy and climate talk show appearing on over 200 PBS stations nationwide, and Earth Date, featured weekly on over 450 public radio stations in all 50 United States.
Dr. Tinker's writing has appeared from Forbes to Fortune to Scientific American.
Dr. Tinker completed a Bachelor of Science in Geology and Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa at the Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Tinker also received a Master of Science in Geological Sciences from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1985, and a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Dr. Tinker is also a member and past President of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).
Among other things we sat down and discussed 2 Billion without power, regressive taxes & why western energy policy is changing.