There are three informative meetings taking place this week for the
curious and faithful to learn more about and become involved in our local
and national energy debate!
1. Tuesday, November 28th, 2006 - 7:00 to 8:00 pm
The last Public Fourm on the use of woody biomass to produce electricity in
Alachua County is tonight at the Alachua County Public Library, Millhopper
Branch at 3145 NW 43rd Street. Please see the attached flyer for details.
2. Wednesday, November 29, 2006 - 4:00 to 5:00 pm
You're invited to learn more about the bipartisan effort to put clean energy
technologies at the forefront of the national discussion in 2008.
What: Meeting with Focus the Nation's national project director, Eban
When: November 29, 2006 -- 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Where: University of Florida, Reitz Union, Room 283
RSVP: Linda Crider, UF Sustainability Committee -- [log in to unmask]
Focus the Nation is a major educational initiative that is coordinating
teams of faculty, students and staff at over a thousand colleges,
universities and high schools in the United States, to collaboratively
engage in a nationwide, interdisciplinary discussion centered around the
theme of "Stabilizing the Climate in the 21st Century". The project will
culminate January 31, 2008, in the form of one-day, national symposia held
simultaneously on campuses across the country. (
Eban Goodstein < <http://www.lclark.edu/faculty/eban/>
http://www.lclark.edu/faculty/eban/> , Project Director is Professor of
Economics at Lewis and Clark College < <http://www.lclark.edu/>
http://www.lclark.edu/> in Portland Oregon. Goodstein is the author of a
college textbook, Economics and the Environment, (John Wiley and
Sons: 2004) now in its fourth edition, as well as The Trade-off Myth: Fact
and Fiction about Jobs and the Environment. (Island Press: 1999).
Goodstein's current research focuses on the economics of global climate
change, a subject on which he has spoken widely.
If you cannot attend this meeting but are interested in participating, email
Linda Crider ( <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]).
3. Thursday, November 30th, 2006 - 6:15 pm.
The American Solar Energy Society will be hosting a speaker from GRU to
discuss renewable energy, conservation and sustainability issues relating to
energy in Gainesville on Thursday, November 30 at 6:15. Location TBA.
Take an informative study break and find out what is going on and how you
can get involved in our national and local energy debate!
Ph.D. Student - Interdisciplinary Ecology
Rm. 3, Bldg 182, Mowry Rd, PO Box 110831
University of Florida
Gainesville, Fl 32611-0831
Phone (o): 352-846-3054
Phone (c): 352-246-6239
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