Jonathan Axelrad, VP and Energy Security Task Force Co-Chair of AJC, Northern California, discusses the myriad problems created by our reliance on fossil fuels. Oil is harmful to the environment, but Axelrad shows that it also creates a situation where U.S. oil consumption funds "both sides on the war on terror."
Learn and plan how you and your congregation can take steps in responding to the energy challenge: the latest on solar, electric cars, and retrofits.
Jonathan Axelrad is a lawyer in Wilson Sonsini's San Francisco office, where his practice focuses on representing clean technology and renewable energy companies and venture capital and private equity funds that invest in them. Prior to moving to San Francisco, Axelrad lived in Washington, DC, where he worked for an environmental group on a national campaign to educate the American public about possible solutions to combat global warming and for Representative Jay Inslee and the Energy and Commerce Committee on issues related to climate change, energy, the environment and international trade.