Friday, March 31, 2017

TALKS: 100% Renewable Energy in NY State by 2030 and Electric Vehicles

Transitioning NY State to 100% Renewables by 2030 
and State of Climate Action in NYS

Mark Dunlea and Betta Broad

WHEN: SUNDAY, April 2 at 7:00PM 

WHERE: Network of Religious Communities, 1272 Delaware Ave., Buffalo [Map]
Mark Dunlea is chair of the Green Education and Legal Fund (GELF) and  helps coordinate the statewide campaign to transition to 100%  renewables in NYS by 2030. He will provide an update on state efforts  around renewable energy, including a new study just announced by the  Governor. He will also discuss state legislation for a carbon tax; the Attorney General's effort to investigate the fossil fuel industry role in promoting climate denial; divesting the state pension funds from fossil fuels; and, Governor Cuomo's $7.6 billion bailout of the  nuclear industry.

Betta Broad will talk about Electric Vehicles (EV) in New York State. Betta  is Outreach Director, New Yorkers for Clean Power, an organization  focused on advancing solar, offshore wind, energy efficiency, electric vehicles, renewable heating and cooling, as well as creating jobs in  these industries for all communities in New York. New Yorkers for Clean Power is convened by NRDC, Frack Action, Catskill Mountainkeeper, The Solutions Project and Environmental Entrepreneurs  (E2).
Sponsors: WNY Drilling Defense, and Environmental Justice Task Force of the WNY Peace Center

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