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Renewable New York: Local Energy Today and Tomorrow!

Renewable New York: Local Energy Today and Tomorrow

Monday, May 13, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Mt Kisco, NY

Renewable New York: Local Energy Today and Tomorrow!

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Renewable New York: Local Energy Today and Tomorrow!

A new groundbreaking study shows how New York State can move to an entirely renewable energy platform by the year 2030. Join us to hear three of the study's co-authors explain the technical capacity, economic feasibility and benefits of a renewable energy infrastructure that can transform our state by eliminating dependence on fossil fuels.

Mark Z. Jacobson, PhD (via Skype), Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director, Atmosphere/Energy Program, Stanford University

Anthony R. Ingraffea, PhD, PE, Dwight C. Baum Professor of Engineering, Weiss Presidential Teaching Fellow, Cornell University, and President, Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy, Inc.

Jannette M. Barth, PhD, Pepacton Institute LLC

Moderated by Paul Gallay, President, Riverkeeper

Westchester Update: Herb Oringel, Northern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (NWEAC)

"This is an opportunity for the state of New York to take the lead, not only among U.S. states, but also among nations, to be at the forefront of reducing human mortality due to air pollution, reducing global warming emissions, providing stable and affordable energy prices far into the future, and increasing jobs for its citizens. " - Professor Mark Jacobson, Stanford University

Sponsors: Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy, Chefs for the Marcellus,Grassroots Environmental Education, New York State Sustainable Business Council, Sierra Lower Hudson Group, Westchester for Change 

Co-sponsors: Catskill Mountainkeeper, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Citizens for Water, Cortland W.A.T.C.H., Croton Watershed Clean Water Coalition, Damascus Citizens for Sustainability, Environmental Task Force of the Congregation of Saint Saviour, Federated Conservationists of Westchester County (FCWC), Food & Water Watch, Frack Action, Greenburgh Nature Center, GreenFaith, Green Guru Network, GreenPville, Green Schools Coalition of Westchester, Green Team Spirit, Green Yorktown, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Hudson Riverkeeper, Irvington Green Policy Task Force, Katonah Green, League of Women Voters Larchmont/ Mamaroneck, League of Women Voters/Westchester, New York Interfaith Power and Light, New Yorkers Against Fracking, Northeast Organic Farming Association - NY, Northern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (NWEAC), NYH2O, Physicians, Scientists & Engineers for Healthy Energy (PSE), Protect Orange County, RenewNEWYORK, Sane Energy Project, Southern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (SWEAC), StopMCS, Sustainable Hudson Valley, Synergis-Zero Waste Group, Teatown Lake Reservation, Transition Westchester, United for Action, Westchester Green Business Challenge (WGBC), Westchester Municipal Officials Association, Yonkers Green Policy Task Force

Please contact Ellen Weininger of Grassroots Environmental Education 914-422-3141 or email renewableny2030@gmail.com for further information.

*Parking & Train Travel: Parking is available behind the the Mount Kisco Library.  Meters are free after 6 pm.  Please be careful not to park in the employee parking directly behind library. 

The Mount Kisco Library is within walking distance of the train station.  From the train station, East Main St. (Route 133) will be on your left.  Once on E. Main, follow to the right 2-3 blocks.  The library will be on your right.

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Mount Kisco Public Library* (parking & train specifics below)
100 E Main St
Mt Kisco, NY 10549

Monday, May 13, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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