Energy expert Richard Heinberg at UMass Dartmouth to speak on renewable energy and sustainability December 7

Richard Heinberg will speak at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth MA at the Woodland Commons Building on December 7 at 6:30p.m.

Author of nine books and environmental educator Richard Heinberg will speak at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth MA at the Woodland Commons Building on December 7 at 6:30p.m. Mr. Heinberg will discuss oil depletion and management, the current financial crisis, renewable energy, and viable paths toward a sustainable future. 

As a speaker, Richard Heinberg's bold, cynical approach exposes the flaws of modern society while offering hope for a sustainable future. He covers critical issues including the current economic crisis, efficient resource management, food and agriculture, community resilience, and global climate change. Mr. Heinberg has delivered his presentations across the globe and has appeared in numerous television shows, radio programs, and documentaries, such as ABC's Good Morning America, BBC, NPR, Time Magazine, and the films The 11th Hour and The End of Suburbia. 

Sponsored by UMass Dartmouth's Office of Campus and Community Sustainability, Mr. Heinberg's appearance coincides with the Sustainability Office's purchase of his most recent books to supply all of the local libraries that are part of the SAIL network. Those books are The Post Carbon Reader by Heinberg and Daniel Lerch (2010) and Blackout by Heinberg (2009). 

Admission is free. For more information, contact Jen Gonet at the Office of Campus and Community Sustainability at 508-910-6484. 

 



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