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Woodrow W. Clark, II, Ph.D. is a Qualitative Economist. Being an applied academic, has led him to found Clark Strategic Partners (CSP) in 2004. As the Managing Director his major clients have included Energy Advisor, LA Community College District; Renewable Energy Advisor for Paramount Studios (solar and renewable systems), and other companies; and as Senior Foreign Energy Advisor (Asian Development Bank) Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (IMAR), Peoples Republic of China.
Dr. Clark served as the Renewable Energy, Emerging Technology, and Finance Advisor to the Governor of California during the State's energy crisis from 2000-2003. His co-authored book, Agile Energy Systems: Global Solutions To The California Energy Crisis (Elsevier Press, 2004), has become a classic about energy economics and public planning. Now he teaches and creates "Sustainable Development" programs at universities. He lectures frequently in the EU and Asia. He is "Green Advisor" to the State of California Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and to the Producers' Guild of America (PGA).
In 2007, Dr. Clark was a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize due to his co-authorship and co-editorship for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC) from 1995-2000. His last books are Qualitative Economics: toward a science of economics (Coxmoor Press 2008) and Sustainable Communities (Springer Press, December 2009). His most recent book, Sustainable Communities Design Handbook (Elsevier Press) was released in June 2010. His next major publication will be as Lead Editor and Author of a Special Issue of the Contemporary Economic Policy Journal (Western Economic International Association) on "Global Cases in Energy, Environment, and Climate Change: Some Challenges for the Field of Economics" in early 2011. His next book will be on The Third Industrial Revolution and published by Praeger Press in 2011.
Currently Dr. Clark is representing the USA State Department by going to different countries to talk about "climate change" and "what to do about it." In August 2010, he was in Africa and in October 2010 in the People's Republic of China. As he puts it, "I present 'The Sequel to An Inconvenient Truth' from over decades of work on sustainable development to mitigate climate change."
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