This week’s program focuses on the opportunity within the tragedy that is Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Will the island move rapidly to embrace solar and micro-grids to make it more resilient? Will it go back to being 50% reliant on fossil fuels in giant centralized plants?
Kunkel graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University and received her B.A. in physics in 2006. As a Churchill Scholar, Kunkel completed her Master of Advanced Study from the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University. Cathy was a Ph.D. student at the Energy and Resource Group at the University of California at Berkeley.