Woodrow Clark

Economist for environment and renewable energy

Woodrow Clark, a long-time advocate for the environment and renewable energy, is an internationally recognized author, lecturer, public speaker and advisor specializing in sustainable communities. He was one of the contributing scientists to the work of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UNIPCC), which as an organization was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in December 2007. In 2004, he founded, and now manages, Clark Strategic Partners (CSP), an environmental and renewable energy consulting firm using his political-economic expertise in order to guide, advisee and implement public and private clients worldwide - specifically on sustainable smart green communities ranging from colleges and universities to shopping malls, office buildings and film studios.

Clark has seven published books and 60+ peer-reviewed articles reflect concern for global sustainable communities. Three recent books include book The Next Economics; and in March 2014, Global Sustainable Communities Handbook. His next books (with Grant Cooke) are The Green Industrial Revolution (Elsevier Press, 2015) and Smart Green Cities (Gower Press, 2015). His works cover the solutions for governments and businesses to climate change through public policy, science and technologies, and economics and finance. Clark also works in the non-profit and academic areas as his most recent teaching was graduate courses in his areas of concern throughout the USA and internationally. He was recently (2012-2014) an Academic Specialist in Cross-Disciplinary Studies at UCLA. Clark also has been Chair of the Citizens Oversight Committee (five years and the longest term) for public bond funds ($334 million) to remodel and update schools in the city where he lives.