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Film: "Dirty Business"

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Luerssen Building room 5, Penn State Berks

Penn State Berks Sustainability Team presents a film screening of "Dirty Business" on Monday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in Luerssen Building room 5.  The screening will be followed with speakers Karen Feridun and Dr. Jayné Park Martinez, and Q&A/discussion. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

About the film:

“In the digital age, half of our electricity still comes from coal. DIRTY BUSINESS reveals the true social and environmental costs of coal power and tells the stories of innovators who are pointing the way to a renewable energy future. Guided by Rolling Stone reporter Jeff Goodell, the film examines what it means to remain dependent on a 19th century technology that is the largest single source of greenhouse gases.” Bullfrog Films

About the speakers:

Karen Feridun
Founder of Berks Gas Truth
Member of the steering committee of Pennsylvania Against Fracking

Dr. Jayné Park Martinez
Coordinator of Planning Research & Assessment,
Instructor, Division of Science

For more information, contact the Mahsa Kazempour, Associate Professor of Science Education at 610-396-6312 or via email at muk30@psu.eduThis event is supported by the Berks Arts & Cultural Funds Endowment. 

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