Archive for the "monthly speaker" Category

  • Speaker Event: Feburary 8, 2017: Legislative Threats-Penn Future

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection Invites You to Join Us   On Wed, February 8, 2017   Legislative Threats and Opportunities in the 2017-18 Pennsylvania Legislative Session Presented by Matt Stepp  Policy Director for PennFuture Snacks at 6:30, lecture at 7:00 West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street, Room 240   During an average two-year legislative session, the Pennsylvania General Assembly produces between 3000-4000 pieces of legislation. Of those, as many as 10 percent hold the potential to impact Pennsylvania’s environment. PennFuture tracks each of these bills, engaging with stakeholders and legislators to advance those that benefit the Commonwealth’s environment

  • Speaker Event: January 11, 2017-Thank you Ed Perry

    Thanks to Ed Perry for speaking to 4CP yesterday about Global Warming:  The Science and Impacts on Fish and Wildlife.   This was an very informative talk on how climate change is affecting the wildlife of North America, but in particular Pennsylvania.   One of the recommendations that Mr. Perry suggested to help combat these changes is to have individual homeowners switch to either a portion or 100% renewable electricity.  All homeowners in PA have the power to do this.  There are many renewable energy companies that you can purchase this from.  For a listing of all companies check out the state's website:  http://www.papowerswitch.com/.   You

  • Speaker Event: January 11, 2017 Global Warming: The Science and Impacts on Fish and Wildlife

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection Invites You to Join Us On Wed, January 11, 2017   GLOBAL WARMING The Science and Impacts on Fish and Wildlife Presented by Ed Perry Snacks at 6:30, lecture at 7:00 West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street, Room 240   Global warming is here and people who enjoy the outdoors are already seeing its effects.  Unless we begin to reduce carbon pollution right now our kid’s and grandkid’s experience with the natural world will be much different from ours.  Scientists predict over 40% of all species on earth could go extinct.  Despite

  • Speaker Series: December 14th-Ready for 100% Renewable Energy-Thank you Follow-up

    Thank you all for attending the 4CP/Sierra Club Ready For 100 Workshop last week at the West Chester Borough Hall. It was great to see a strong turnout and lots of engagement with this important project.  Thanks to Jim Wylie, Janet Cleaver and other members of the Chester County Committee for the Sierra Club to make this event happen.   Jim had added you all (those that attended the meeting) to the spg-rf100 email forum - https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/spg-rf100 - you can review the posts we have exchanged so far, contribute yourself (just by sending an email to spg-rf100@googlegroups.com) or adjust your email

  • Speaker Series: December 14th-Ready for 100% Renewable Energy

                            Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection & The Sierra Club Invite You to Join Us For Ready For 100 % Renewable Energy A Joint Workshop – Sierra Club & 4CP Wed, Dec 14, 7:00 pm West Chester Borough Hall 401 E Gay St, West Chester         Volunteer leaders from the Sierra Club of Chester County and 4CP (Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection) have been working on organizing a Ready For 100 program here in Chester County. We want your input. We

  • Speaker Series: October 12, 2016: Italian Market Passive House-Up on the Roof!

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection   Invites You to Join Us On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street Room 240   To Participate in Our Program    Italian Market Passive House-Up on the Roof!   Laura Blau, AIA award winning architect and principal of BluPath will provide us with a review of her Italian Market Passive House project. Below is the outlined agenda she has for the meeting:   A Overview of Passive House Standard 1.Particulars ot PHIUS + 2.Zero Energy Ready Homes B. Overview of project design, layout and features 1. orientation to south 2. front and rear

  • Speaker Series: September 14, 2016: Panel Discussion

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection   Invites You to Join Us On Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street Room 240   To Participate in Our Program    “Cooling a Hot Planet What Should Our Energy Strategy Be?” There is a consensus that climate change is an imminent threat to life on Earth.  To battle this threat, we must convert our energy systems, move away from fossil fuels and reduce carbon emissions. On Wed. Sept 14 at 7pm, Bill Haaf and Jim Wylie will present two differing pathways

  • Speaker Series: June 8th, 2016: SAVING UTAH REDROCK WILDERNESS

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection and Sierra Club of Southeastern PA   Invite You to Join Us On Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 6:30PM Come at 6:30 for refreshments and conversation  West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street Room 240   To Participate in Our Program    SAVING UTAH REDROCK WILDERNESS Travis Hammill, Eastern Grassroots Organizer  Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) There’s nothing quite like the natural wonders of Utah with its vast network of canyons, steep snow-covered mountain slopes, unique monuments in the middle of open landscapes, and a rich cultural history in the cliffs and

  • April 13, 2016 Speaker Series: BioGas

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection   Invites You to Join Us On Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:00 PM West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street Room 240   To Participate in Our Program    BIOGAS – a Renewable, Sustainable Energy Source Thomas Trendelenburg, PhD Director of Business Development USA BTS Biogas Biogas is produced from various biomass sources through a biochemical process, such as anaerobic digestion, or through thermochemical means, such as gasification. With minor cleanup, biogas can be used to generate heat, cold, electricity and fertilizer. Dr. Thomas Trendelenberg

  • February 10, 2016 Speaker Series: Facing Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine

    Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection   Invites You to Join Us On Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 7:00 PM West Chester, PA Borough Hall 401 East Gay Street Room 240   To Participate in Our Program Facing Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine presented by   Caitlin Cleaver, Director of Science & Research and Phoebe Jekielek, Outreach Coordinator At the Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership               Caitlin Cleaver                Phoebe Jekielek Maine is known for its iconic coastal communities - communities highly dependent on marine resources, particularly lobster. The effects of climate