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Posted By dpacheco On April 21, 2010 @ 9:13 am In Science, Nature & Environment | No Comments
Featuring a series of talks by the author of Confronting Collapse and the subject of the 2009 documentary Collapse.
- May 13 – Burlington:
Contois Auditorium, City Hall 7:30 p.m.
- May 14 – Montpelier:
Unitarian Church, 7:30 p.m.
- May 15 – Brattleboro :
Brattleboro Union High School, 7:30 p.m.
- May 16 – Woodstock:
Woodstock Town Hall Theater, 7:00 p.m.
Features screening of film and Q&A with Michael Ruppert afterward
Author Michael C. Ruppert details the intricate connections between money and energy, including the ways in which oil shortages and price spikes triggered the economic crisis that began in September 2008.
Ruppert outlines a 25-point plan of action, including the creation of a second strategic petroleum reserve for the use of state and local governments, a thorough assessment of soil conditions nationwide, and an emergency action plan for soil restoration and sustainable agriculture.
If ever there was a need for a particular book at a particular time, it’s this book now.
—Jenna Orkin, World Trade Center Environmental Organization
Chelsea Green Publishing (www.chelseagreen.com) Vermont Commons (www.vtcommons.org)
The Candidates for Vermont Independence (www.vermont30.net) Free Vermont Radio (www.freevermontradio.com)
Visit http://www.chelseagreen.com/blogs/ruppert-tour for more information.
Burlington sponsors: Peace & Justice Center – http://www.pjcvt.org/, Transition Town Charlotte – http://transitionvermont.ning.com/group/charlotte, Transition Town Shelburne – http://greenshelburne.wordpress.com/, UVM Environmental Program – http://www.uvm.edu/~envprog/, and Burlington WILPF – http://www.wilpfburlington.org/
Montpelier sponsors: Transition Town Montpelier – http://transitionvermont.ning.com/group/TTM, Food Works at Two Rivers Center – http://foodworksvermont.org/, The Bridge – http://www.montpelierbridge.com/, Post-Carbon Sustainability Network – http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PoCSuN/, Peak Oil Awareness, and Rural Vermont – http://www.ruralvermont.org/
Brattleboro sponsors: Post Oil Solutions – http://www.postoilsolutions.org/, Save the Corporations from Themselves – http://www.savethecorporations.com/main.html, and Marlboro College MBA in Managing for Sustainability – https://gradschool.marlboro.edu/academics/mba/
Woodstock/Upper Valley sponsors: Pentangle Arts Council, groSolar – http://www.grosolar.com, Transition Town WRJ – http://www.ttwrj.org/, Transition Town Hartland – http://sites.google.com/site/transitiontownhartland/, Sustainable Woodstock – http://www.sustainablewoodstock.com/, Pompanoosuc Agricultural Society – http://forage.ning.com/, and Sustainable Energy Resource Group – http://www.serg-info.org/
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