PISCATAWAY — Climate Mama, NJ Sierra Club, and 350.org are joining together to hold a series of town hall-style meeting to explore the local impacts of climate change and potential clean energy solutions to the problem.
The first event, an expert panel on clean energy technology, will take place on Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. at the Piscataway J.F. Kennedy Memorial Library, 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway. To RSVP, visit http://cleanenergytownhall.eventbrite.com.
A panel of experts, scheduled to include Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula, chair of the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee; Tom Johnson, an energy and environment writer, and co-founder of NJ Spotlight; Mr. Sustainable, Dante DiPirro Esq. and Kris Ohleth, director of permitting for the Atlantic Wind Connection, will discuss how clean energy can dramatically reduce our use of fossil fuels and move our state’s economy forward without the pollution. The town hall will also be a time for local residents to share how climate change has impacted them.
While this event is free, organizers encourage attendees to make donations for Sandy educational programs and relief efforts.
The Clean Energy Solutions Town Hall is sponsored by ClimateMama, Sierra Club, 350.orgNJ, Mother’s Project for Sustainable Energy, Lawrence Brook Watershed Partnership, and New Jersey Sustainable Collegiate Partners.
Future events are planned:
- Protecting NJ from Climate Change Impacts: Wednesday, April 10, at 7 p.m. at the Toms River Library, Mancini Hall, 101 Washington St, Toms River (RSVP here: http://impactstownhall.eventbrite.com)
- Impacts of Fossil Fuel Pollution: April 22, Location to to be determined (RSVP here: http://fossilfueltownhall.eventbrite.com)
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