7:00 PM Wed on KOPN Farm & Fiddle - EPA Clean Power Plan & Solar Updates
Listen tonight at 7:00 PM to Farm & Fiddle on KOPN to Margot McMillan and Rhett Hartman and their guests discuss the burning topics of the day. Their guests this evening will be the Sierra Club's Gretchen Waddelll Barwick and Carolyn Amparan, reporting on the EPA Clean Power Plan meeting in Kansas City today, February 21, 2018. This is one of only four EPA public meetings around the U.S. where concerned citizens are having an opportunity to make public comments on the need for power plants to reduce their emissions. Then Mollie Freebairn from Show Me Solar will give an update on the state of solar power in Missouri. For more information:
Listen to KOPN at 89.5 FM or online at KOPN.org
Sierra Club Lobby Day at the State Capitol in Jefferson City is coming up Tuesday March 6, 2018. Please sign up here to attend.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently held the 2017 Solar Decathlon competition showcasing 16 teams from colleges and universities across the United States and around the world, building solar-powered houses that are affordable, innovative and highly energy-efficient. Participants included the University of Missouri's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education efforts, dedicated to building a more knowledge-intensive workforce.”
The Climate Mobilization Victory Plan, written by Ezra Silk, is a policy document that tangibly demonstrates how the U.S. could eliminate net greenhouse gas emissions by 2025, contribute to a global effort to restore a safe climate, and reverse ecological overshoot through a massive WWII-scale mobilization.
Read more at: The Climate Mobilization Victory Plan
"We need to stop thinking about climate change as an "environmentalist" concern, and start thinking about it as a "kids and grandkids" concern."
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