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Member School Event: PA Climate Change Policy Forum

  • 27 Feb 2014
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • West Chester University: Sykes Student Union Ballroom A, 110 W. Rosedale Ave., West Chester
What a Winter!
Forum on Climate Change Policy to Protect and Preserve PA

"Of the many challenges facing our planet today, none is more daunting than mankind's fact-defying and suicidal conduct of history's largest uncontrolled chemistry experiment - the carbonization of our atmosphere. In the final analysis, the true solution to ending the global chemistry experiment, to adapting to the changes we've already locked in, to preventing what appear to be its unavoidable outcomes, and to building that just and sustainable world lies not in technology, but in ourselves." -- John Quigley

  • Ashlie Delshad, Assistant Professor of Political Science, West Chester University, Energy and Environmental Policy Expert, Sustainability Advisory Council and Climate Action Plan Committee Member
  • John Hanger, former secretary of the PA Department of Environmental Protection. Served on the Public Utilities Commission and was instrumental in securing electricity provider choice as we know it today in PA
  • David Mazzocco, Chair, Borough Leaders United for Emissions Reductions (BLUER), West Chester Borough
  • Paul Morgan, Professor of Secondary and Professional Education, West Chester University, Sustainability Coordinator, Climate Action Plan Committee Chair
  • John Quigley, former Secretary of the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (2009-11), and since then has consulted to Nongovernmental Organizations, state governments, and foundations on conservation and sustainability
  • Moderator: Mark W. Davis, Asst. Professor of Public Policy & Administration, West Chester University, Environmental Policy Expert, Sustainability Advisory Council

Each panelist will open with a 5-minute response to the question: What are the most pressing climate change issues we face, and how should we address them?

Panelists will then accept questions from the audience through the moderator

Sponsors: WCU Sustainability Advisory Council, Borough Leaders United for Emissions Reductions (BLUER), Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection (4CP)

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Sykes Student Union Ballroom A
110 W. Rosedale Ave., West Chester University

Parking available in K Lot behind Sykes Student Union:

Free and open to the Public: Bring your questions for the panelists about policies that will address climate change

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