Terry Tamminen
Environment and Energy Expert
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In the summer of 2003, Terry helped Arnold Schwarzenegger win the historic recall election and become Governor of California. He was appointed Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency in November, 2003 and later appointed Cabinet Secretary, the Chief Policy Advisor to the Governor.

An accomplished author, Terry’s latest book is <>Lives Per Gallon: The True Cost of Our Oil Addiction is a timely examination of our dependence on oil and a strategy to evolve to more sustainable energy sources. He has also authored several theatrical works on the life of William Shakespeare.

Working with Governor Schwarzenegger, environmental groups, and business leaders around the world, Terry designed some of the most innovative solutions to our environmental and energy challenges- the Hydrogen Highway, the Million Solar Roof Initiative, and California’s landmark Climate Change Action Plan. He currently lectures and advises several Governors, Canadian and Australian Premiers, and business leaders on energy and environmental policy, especially the solutions to global warming.

Terry currently resides in Santa Monica, California.

Speech Topics

  • For What Will We Remember This Day?
  • The Five Keys to Success: From Shakespeare to Schwarzenegger
  • Global Warnings: Solutions for the Climate Change Challenge
  • Lives Per Gallon: The True Cost of Our Oil Addiction
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