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Energy Lecture - General Ronald E. Keys, USAF (ret.)

April 19 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Stewart Center, room 206

Strengthening America’s Economy & National Security: A Call to Reduce U.S. Dependence on Fossil Fuels

Thursday, April 19, at 3:30 pm, Stewart Center, Room 206: Retired four-star General Ronald Keys will discuss the urgent economic and national security risks associated with the nation’s over-dependence on fossil fuels at an interactive public forum sponsored by Purdue University’s Energy Center, Discovery Park. General Keys will also highlight opportunities for Hoosiers to help lead the nation in building a safer and more prosperous future by diversifying our energy resources, moving to clean energy, and using energy more efficiently.


His presentation, titled Strengthening America’s Economy & National Security: A Call to Reduce U.S. Dependence on Fossil Fuels, is part of Purdue University’s “Pioneers in Energy” lecture series. There will be a question and answer session for audience members.


General Ronald Keys is a member of CNA’s Military Advisory Board, a blue-ribbon panel of some of the nation’s most highly decorated retired admirals and generals who study issues critical to our national security. The CNA MAB has produced reports on America’s energy posture that have served as guidance documents for both the Department of Defense and members of the U.S. Congress. The CNA MAB presented its most recent report on energy and national security to the Senate Energy and Armed Services Committee, as well as to the House Defense Energy Security Caucus. The report is titled, Ensuring America’s Freedom of Movement: A National Security Imperative to Reduce U.S. Oil Dependence.


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