Dr. Woodrow W. Clark II is a long-time advocate for the environment and renewable energy. He was the technology transfer manager at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the 1990s and the renewable energy advisor to California Governor Davis. He was also one of the contributing scientists to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in December 2007 along with Al Gore. He launched three successful companies in his career, and his latest is Clark Strategic Partners, which focuses on sustainable communities as the solution to climate change.
Clark has six books published, as well more than 60-peer reviewed articles. His newest book is The Next Economics (Springer Press, December 2012), and he is the co-author of the upcoming book The Green Industrial Revolution (Elsevier Press, 2014). Recent academic appointments are as an academic specialist at UCLA (2011–13) in the Cross-Disciplinary Scholars in Science and Technology program and PhD Committee Member at AAlborg University, Denmark, where he was a Fulbright Fellow and then a part-time Visiting Professor for two decades. He earned three masters’ degrees from three different universities and his PhD at University of California, Berkeley, with his thesis on “Violence in Public Schools.”