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Global Warming, Keystone XL Pipeline,
Fracking, Energy & Water
Friday, April 19, 1-2 p.m.
Howard Community College,
Nursing Bldg - N-222 - Map
Earth Week event with Jerry Pell, PhD,
US Dept of Energy (retired)
EARTH WEEK CELEBRATION
1 - 4 p.m.
Celebrate the beginning of Earth Week!
Enjoy a freshly prepared lunch followed by a dance performance and an awards ceremony.
On-line registration and ticket sales at www.earthforumhc.org
House Party/Film screening of
350.org "Do the Math Tour"
Sunday, April 21, 7 p.m. in Ellicott City
Film screening & live stream of 350.org
panel on what is next the climate movement, food and fun!
Solar 2013 Conference
EXPO Public Day - $10 Admission fee
Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Baltimore Convention Center
Earth Day Speaker - Wilfred Candler
author of Global Warming, The Answer
Discussing the Carbon Tax
Monday, April 22, 7 p.m., Annapolis
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Geoscientist speaking in Frostburg
Tuesday, April 23, 7 p.m.
David Hughes, a Canadian geoscientist and expert on unconventional natural gas, will speak about “The Energy Sustainability Dilemma: Powering the Future in a Finite World.”
at the Appalachian Laboratory of the University of Maryland. CitizenShale, a group in western Maryland fighting fracking, arranged for this lecture. Details
"The Fracking of Rachel Carson"
Sandra Steingraber, ecologist and author
Monday, April 29, 4 p.m., UMBC, Steingraber will deliver a talk on “The Fracking of Rachel Carson: Silent Spring in an Age of Environmental Crisis”. Steingraber is a leader in the anti-fracking movement in New York. Sierra Club has called her "the new Rachel Carson." Speaker and event info here. Note: Steingraber has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for blocking the entrance to a natural gas facility near her home in New York, so this even might be postponed yet again.
DC Film Premiere of "Money and Life"
Union Station's Earth Day Celebration
Sunday, April 21, 6:30 to 10 p.m
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Save the Date
Talk by author Gar Alperovitz
Sunday, May 5, 5 p.m. DC
- Free. Info
Sustainable Energy Coalition
Wednesday, June 12 in DC Details
Walk for our Grandchildren
Camp David to DC
June 16 - 22 Details
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Climate Change News
The FRESHER (H.R. 1175) and Breathe (H.R. 1154) Acts introduced in House to eliminate just two of many loopholes benefiting the gas and oil industries. Details
13 spills in 30 days - infographic
Keystone XL will emit equivalent of 51 coal plants of carbon, according to Oil Change International report and create only 35 permanent jobs.
Activist Tim DeChristopher, "Bidder 70", to be freed after 21 months in custody on Earth Day.