Going for the Green: Confronting the Dirty Energy Dilemma

April 26, 2013

Toledo Move to Amend and Western Lake Erie Sierra Club Present:

“Going for the Green: Confronting the Dirty Energy Dilemma”

Saturday, April 27 / 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

The University Church / 4747 Hill Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43615

FREE (Donations gladly accepted to defray food, travel, and support costs – suggested $20)

CONTACT: toledo [at] movetoamend.org

Registration 8:00-8:30 (coffee, tea, fruit, bagels etc.)
Topics will include climate change, Tar sands, Peak oil, environmental justice, nuclear & sustainable energy solutions!

SCHEDULE: 

Morning Presentations:
• Greg Coleridge (Ohio Move to Amend/ AFSC) 8:40-9:15
• Jill Stein (2012 Green Party Pres. Candidate/Green New Deal) 9:20-10:00
Break: 10:00-10:15
• Charles Simmons (EMU/environmental justice) 10:15-10:45
• Tish O’Dell (CELDF/Community Bill of Rights/ Home Rule) 10:45-11:15
• Sandy Bihn (Lake Erie Waterkeeper) 11:15-11:40
• Jacob Moore (BGSU – moral responsibilities ) 11:40-12:00

Luncheon Break : 12:00-12:30
Sustainable Garden tours (12:15 & 12:30)

Afternoon Presentation:
• Michael Leonardi (nuclear power) 12:45-1:10
• Harvey Wasserman (renewable energy/"No Nukes") 1:10-1:40
Panel Discussions (1:45-3:15)
• GROUP A: Establishing Grassroots Democracy at the Local Level: Pushing Back Against the Corporate Energy Agenda
• GROUP B: Establishing Grassroots Democracy at the Local Level: Promoting Sustainable Energy Solutions

Break: 3:15-3:30

People’s Assembly to Accept Proposals for Local Initiatives (3:30-4:00)
Local Initiatives Break-Out Sessions (4:00-5:30)
Final Assembly - report on Break-Out Sessions (5:30-6:00)

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