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Zero Net Fifty

Aug 2019


August 18, 2019

The world has set a strong environmental objective under the Paris Agreement. It's important to know what policies will help or hinder the goals of that agreement. ZeroNetFifty is the first podcast to offer perspective on environmental polices at U.S. federal, state and grassroots levels, while also covering progress around the world. Joel Stronberg brings over 30 years of policy experience, and co-host Jennifer Delony brings 20 years of journalism experience, to the podcast. Together they deliver unique insights and environmental news that you won't find anywhere else.

Joel Stronberg, MA, JD


Stronberg is a senior executive and attorney with over 35 years of experience in federal and state energy, environmental and sustainability issues. He is the founder and principal of The JBS Group, a Washington, DC consulting firm advising and representing public and private sectors clients since 1981. Services provided by the Group include policy analysis and advocacy, strategic planning, draft legislation, written and oral communications, and management and business services to small trade and non-profit organizations in the clean energy and climate fields.

Stronberg is recognized as a thought leader in the fields of climate and clean energy. He has served as a Special Counsel at the US Department of Energy at the Under and Assistant Secretarial levels and is among the prestigious names listed as experts on Our Energy

Joel is a featured voice on; a Top Climate Change Writer on, and, a highlighted contributor on Energy Central. His writings are linked to Stanford University’s Millennial Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB) project. He is also a regular contributor to other energy and environment publications like the Environmental Law Institute’s journal The Environmental Forum. His book, Earth v. Trump: A Failure to Protect, was released in November 2017. The second edition of the work is due to be released in June 2019.  

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Jennifer Delony


Jennifer Delony is a writer and editor specializing in trade publishing. Most recently, she worked as the associate editor for PennWell's Renewable Energy World, where she relaunched the popular podcast Inside Renewable Energy. Previously, she was an analyst for PennWell's TransmissionHub.

Jennifer started her career as a B2B news editor in the local and long-distance telecommunications industries in the '90s. She began covering renewable energy issues at the local level in 2005 and covered U.S. and Canadian utility-scale wind energy as editor of North American Windpower magazine from 2006-2009. She also provided analysis for the oil and natural gas sectors as editor of Oilman magazine from 2014-2017.