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Around the World Without a Plane: Dispatches from a Hot Planet
Date Thursday October 06
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave, near Dwight Way, Berkeley
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorBeck Cowles
Join Berkeley residents Barnali Ghosh and Anirvan Chatterjee as they share stories from their year traveling across the globe without getting on a plane. Find out about what's it like crossing the Pacific Ocean by container ship and hear about the 60 interviews they conducted with climate activists in 12 countries. Learn about what climate action looks like for Vietnamese college students and how London direct action climate activists gained the support of Conservative politicians.

Explore the questions one should ask when evaluating "green" or "ethical travel" and come prepared to imagine a world beyond fossil-fuel heavy aviation.

About the Regenerating Solutions Salon Series: The Bay Area environmental scene is rich with opportunities to volunteer, take action, and get politically engaged. What's missing? A time and space for talking with others about questions, issues, and challenges that come up when engaging in environmental advocacy and personal action. The Ecology Center's Regenerating Solutions Salon addresses this through facilitated discussions touching on a variety of topics. Salons are free and open to anyone interested!

Cost: Free.
Info: 510-548-2220 x233, http://www.YearOfNoFlying.com.
Wheelchair accessible.
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Added to the calendar on Tuesday Sep 27th, 2011 2:29 PM

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