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Stop Climate Chaos Now

Friday, May 8, 2015

We know renewables like solar and wind power are the way to go, if we want to break our addiction to fossil fuels, fight climate change, and build a more sustainable future. But what are the installation challenges renewables faced in NYC? Our expert panel will explore the landscape of renewables in the urban environment.

Sponsor: United for Action Sustainability Task Force

Moderator: Albert Appleton, Cooper Union professor and consultant and former Commissioner of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Speakers: Chris Neidl, a founding staff member of Solar One, will discuss its innovative community solar initiative, Here Comes Solar & other solar initiatives in the NYC area;Eadaoin Quinn, Education & Administrative Coordinator - Sims Municipal Recycling; and, Jeff Irvine, Lead NYC Solar Ombudsman - Sustainable CUNY. He works to reduce the non-hardware 'soft costs' of solar photovoltaics (PV) and to make installing rooftop solar easier, faster, and cheaper for homeowners and businesses.

Date: Friday, May 8, 6:30 PM (doors open at 6:00)

Location: Rutgers Presbyterian Church, 236 West 73rd Street near Broadway, 5th floor. The church is wheelchair accessible, so is the nearest subway station at 72nd and Broadway

Suggested Donation: $10.00, no one turned away.

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