2016 Series

YSU 2016 Spring Semester Speaker Series on Energy and the Environment

All talks are WEDNESDAY at 7 p.m. in CUSHWA B112
Cushwa Hall, Room B112, 210 Lincoln Ave, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH 44503

January 27     Dr. Patricia DeMarco, Carnegie Mellon University
                        Pathway to a Sustainable Future

February 3     Lynn Anderson, Guardians of Mill Creek Park
                        Threats to Human Health From Fracking & How One Community Battles to Protect Itself

February 10   Doug Fowler, YSU Physics & Astronomy
                        Basic Principles and Techno-Mythology

February 17   Dr. Bernard Goldstein, MD, Univ. of Pittsburgh Grad School of Public Health   
                        Differing European Union and United States Approaches to Environmental and Energy Issues.  Insights From Shale Gas Development *Event on facebook HERE: https://www.facebook.com/events/1158551427490779/                            

February 24   Dr. Richard Wolff, The New School, N.Y.C., and WBAI Radio, N.Y.C.
                        Economic Update on Energy and the Environment

March 2          Dr. Kelly Sanders, University of Southern California
                        Uncharted Waters? The Future of the Electricity-Water Nexus Event on facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/1517635865206043/

March 16       Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com - Drilling Beneath The Headlines
                        Death by Fracking
                         Event on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/978072955602952/

March 23       Dr. Tony Ingraffea, Cornell University
                       The Science of Shale Gas/Oil: The Latest Evidence on Methane Emissions and Implications  
                       for Energy Policy
                       Event on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/629546267197041/

March 30       Dr. James Rosenblum, University of Colorado Boulder
                        Characterization and Treatment of Hydraulic Fracturing Flowback and Produced Wastewater Over Time from Northeast Colorado

April 6            Garth T. Llewellyn, Appalachia Hydrogeologic & Environmental Consulting
                        Evaluating a Groundwater Supply Contamination Incident Attributed to Marcellus Shale Gas Development

April 13          Fr. Bob Bonnot, Christ Our Savior Parish - Struthers, Ohio
                        Laudato si, Caring for Our Common Home, Creation, the Second Encyclical of Pope Francis

April 20          John Williams, Frackfree Mahoning Valley
                        A Case Study of Shale Gas Development in Trumbull County, Ohio

FREE and Open to the Public. FREE on-street parking after 5 p.m. at the metered parking spaces along Lincoln Avenue and nearby streets.
**MAP https://goo.gl/maps/Rq0UG *

Contact Person:  Dr. Ray Beiersdorfer (330) 941-1753 ray@cc.ysu.edu
Distinguished Professor of Geology
Dept. of Geological & Environmental Sciences
Youngstown State University
Youngstown, Ohio 44555

Dr. Patricia DeMarco will be live in-person, so please plan on attending.  Lynn, Doug, John and Father Bob will also be live in-person. Richard Wolff and Chris Hedges are speaking via Skype.

We hope to simulcast the talks to Oberlin (Students for Energy Justice.)

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