Winona LaDuke, with a BA Harvard University l98l, Community Fellows Program Massachusetts Institute of Technology l982-3 and Masters of Rural Development Antioch University 1986, is scholar and rural development economist working on sustainable development renewable energy and food systems. She is the author of six books used widely in colleges and universities internationally and the author of numerous articles.
Ms LaDuke is an expert witness in carbon, economic and environmental discussions with reference to energy policy and has testified at the United Nations, the US Congress and numerous state and federal hearings on these issues.
As an expert witness in the proposed Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline, she submits this testimony demonstrating there is no ‘need’ for this pipeline and the paucity of economic and environmental foresight for such a proposal.
Year(s) Awarded: 2015