Energy Choices: How much more damage from fossil fuels?

Tuesday, April 25, 7-10 p.m.

Location: Colorado State University – Yates Hall, Room 104, Fort Collins

Transit: taking the MAX is the easiest way to get on and off campus. It’s $2.50 for round trip tickets. For parking information, please scroll down to the bottom of this post.

Program:

Welcome and session overview – Karen Speed

yearsFilm Screening: Winds of Change

From the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy to the upheaval caused by drought in the Middle East, the groundbreaking documentary series Years of Living Dangerously provides first-hand reports on those affected by, and seeking solutions to, climate change.

In Winds of Change, America Ferrera profiles prominent climate change skeptic James Taylor of the Heartland Institute as he crusades against clean energy, and investigates the battle over the future of renewable energy in the US. New York Times columnist Mark Bittman returns to conduct a yearlong investigation into natural gas, which has been touted as “America’s energy source” and a way towards a cleaner, greener future. Is it true?

Speakers & panel

Phil Doe, Be The Change
Shane Davis, Fractivist
Gail & Richard Montoya, Windsor residents

Moderator: John Gascoyne

Film Screening: The Burden

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The first documentary of its kind to tell the story of our dependence on fossil fuels as the greatest long­‐term national security threat confronting the U.S., and how the military is leading our transition away from oil. The troops are crying out, in the words of Gen. James Mattis, “to unleash us from the tether of fuel.” But is Congress listening?

Parking on campus: The Lake Street Parking Garage is close to Yates and its first level is available for visitors at $1.75 per hour. So too is the South College Avenue Garage, which is further away to the east.

On W. Lake St., two small lots close to Yates (#535 and 540) require permits before 4:00 but are available for free thereafter.

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