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November 2018

MAREA Book Discussion – The End of Stationarity

November 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley
Kutztown, PA
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Join us for a discussion of The End of Stationarity by Mark Schapiro Climate change has taken us to the end of Stationarity, of having constants to base predictions for weather and, as a result, many other economic and social norms we have come to expect.  Mark Schapiro explores several diverse and unexpected impacts of climate change, attempts to limit it, and surprising opportunities.  Join us to explore the new non-norms and where to look in our on-going journey to…

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February 2019

TEKPark Meeting » Electric Vehicles are our future, today!

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TEK Park, 9999 Hamilton Blvd.
Breinigsville, PA 18031 us
FREE

We are in the early growth-period of electric vehicles and our future looks even brighter. At out February meeting, John McVicker, electric vehicle (EV) enthusiast, and active organizer for National Electric Drive Week events in the Philadelphia area, will carry us through a fascinating discussion of EV technologies and sales growth since the introduction of the Tesla Roadster, through the Leaf/Volt era of 2011 and on to today. Then we'll talk about the future--reviewing emerging trends, 2025 expectations and considerations…

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March 2019

Other Organizations' Events » WEBINAR: Everything You Didn’t Know About Nuke Bailouts

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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This webinar will be presented by Tim Judson of Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) and Eric Epstein of the Three Mile Island Alert (TMIA).  Tim will give an overview of the state nuke bailouts, and a quick summary of the recent NIRS whitepaper, "Nuclear Reactor Closures - Practical, Cost-Effective Solutions for Communities and the Climate".  Eric will give a brief history of Three Mile Island and the watchdog role of TMIA – including the plant’s upcoming 40th anniversary, promises…

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Book Discussion » Half-Earth, by Edward O. Wilson

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley
Kutztown, PA
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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life by E.O. Wilson (Liveright, April 4, 2017) Our diverse natural world cannot just be specimens in a museum without much more significant impact to our life on earth. World-renowned biologist and Pultizer Prize-winning author, Edward O. Wilson shares the intricacies of the natural world and what it will take to save it.  Join us for a diverse and connective discussion of this provocative book.

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Other Organizations' Events » United Nations Speaker: Climate Justice and Equality

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lehigh University, STEPS 101, 1 East Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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The Climate Change: Solutions for a Changing Planet Presentation by Sayta Tripathi, Assistant Secretary-General United Nations Environment Programme Sponsored by Lehigh University - United Nations Sponsorship

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TEKPark Meeting » Addressing climate change: An interdisciplinary challenge

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TEK Park, 9999 Hamilton Blvd.
Breinigsville, PA 18031 us
FREE

For the past 15 years, Kathy Straub has taught an interdisciplinary course at Susquehanna University that addresses the scientific, ethical, political, legal, economic, and technological dimensions of modern climate change. In this talk, she will distill her entire course into one 45-minute presentation! At its core, climate change is a scientific question, and climate scientists are highly confident that human activities are the primary driver for the observed warming of the climate system. But because of the scale and complexity…

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April 2019

Other Organizations' Events » Approachable Sustainable Living: Technologies for the 21st Century

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Nolde Forest EE Center, 2910 New Holland Road
Reading, PA 19607
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Other Organizations' Events » Community Solar Legislative Forum

April 3 @ 7:00 pm
Arnaud C. Marts Center,, Room 214, Wilkes University, 292 S Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
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FREE

Community solar dramatically expands the opportunities for residents and businesses to participate in the growing solar economy. In community solar, participants can subscribe to a portion of an offsite solar project and receive credit on their electricity bill for the power produced, just as if the solar panels were on their own roof. Eighteen states and the District of Columbia have enacted community solar programs. The Pennsylvania General Assembly is now considering legislation to create a community solar program in…

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Other Organizations' Events » 3rd Annual Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

April 5 - April 7

the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival is returning to the City of Brotherly Love for its 3rd year, the first weekend of April (April 5 – 7), at the Philadelphia Film Center in downtown Philadelphia. Boasting an international slate of 54 action-packed films, this year’s Festival features visually stunning content and documentary style journeys, bringing the planet to the City of Philadelphia through thought-provoking films to kick off Earth Month. The features and shorts cover a variety of topics spanning from…

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Other Organizations' Events » BCAS Earth Day Festival – with Solar Panel Discussion

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bucks County Audobon Societ Visitor Center, 2877 Creamery Road
New Hope, PA 18938
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Bucks County Audubon Society is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a special Earth Day Festival, including a solar panel discussion with representatives from local installers and environmental groups, including Vera Cole from the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association.  For full details, see BCAS Earth Day.

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