Film Screening - Dirty Business: "Clean Coal" and the Battle for Our Energy Future

Date: 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Shambaugh Auditorium

In the digital age, half of our electricity still comes from coal. DIRTY BUSINESS reveals the true social and environmental costs of coal power and tells the stories of innovators who are pointing the way to a renewable energy future.  Guided by Rolling Stone reporter Jeff Goodell, the film examines what it means to remain dependent on a 19th century technology that is the largest single source of greenhouse gases, and features among others: Robert Kennedy Jr., Bill McKibben, Dr. James Hansen, Myron Ebell, Don Blankenship, Joe Lovett, Maria Gunnoe, Dr. Vaclav Smil and Dr. Julio Friedmann.

 

The screening is a lead-in to the "Meeting the Renewable Energy Challenge" Expo and Symposium, which follows on October 15 & 16.  See related events on this calendar and on the event URL.

   

 

 

        
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