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Glenn Weinreb

Director The Manhattan 2 Project

Glenn Weinreb is the Director of the Manhattan 2 Project, a non-profit that does research on how to resolve climate change at the lowest cost and in a way that is politically feasible. He is also author of the book, A Plan to Save the Planet.

In 1982, Glenn Weinreb founded GW Instruments, a company that designs and manufactures products that automate factories and research laboratories. And over forty years, almost every day, he interacted with manufacturing engineers and research scientists at thousands of different organizations. 

One morning in 2019 Weinreb awoke with an epiphany. He felt is job was meaningless, and he wanted to do something different. He was tired of chasing money as an entrepreneur, and he instead wanted to help the planet. He thought about how his background was unique, and gave him a different perspective on energy, manufacturing and R&D. So he formed The Manhattan 2 Project with some friends and between 2019 and 2022 he sponsored and managed 25 university R&D students, and published 30 articles on climate change solutions. For a CBS news segment that discusses some of his work, search “sesL3id7hba” at YouTube.