Thursday, October 20, 2011

energy security: building our future in the southern tier

Energy Security:
Building Our Future on the Southern Tier--

A symposium on the critical need for energy conservation, efficiency and
renewable sources of energy and how to bring them to the Southern Tier

Saturday, November  12, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Corning Community College, The Commons.
 Bill McKibben
“Report from the Front Lines of the Climate Fight” (by skype)

Joseph Robertson
“Building a Green Economy: the Economics of Carbon Pricing and
the Transition to Clean, Renewable Fuels”

Panelists include: Gay Canough, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of ETM Solar Works;
                        Katrin Klingenberg, Executive Director, Passive House Institute U.S.;
                        Peter Bardaglio, Ph.D., Sr. Fellow at Second Nature and former Provost, Ithaca College;
                        Sharalyn Conner, Associate General Counsel, Plug Power (fuel cells);
                        Carol Murphy, NYS liaison for American Wind Energy Association (AWEA);
                        Dee Gamble, Southern Tier Energy Smart Communities, NYSERDA

Sponsored by  People for a Healthy Environment, Inc., the League of Women Voters of  Steuben County, Southern Tier Interfaith Coalition and Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative. 
The symposium is free, but space is limited. 
For free lunch register by November 2 by calling 607-739-9141.