With Jean Ponzi
Mon Oct 28th 2013 7.00pm–8.00pm
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John Hickey - Chapter Director - Sierra Club MO Chapter “BEYOND COAL - a national Sierra Club campaign, with a recent victory announced in Missouri's "airshed"”
from Two aged, heavily polluting MO-impacting coal power plants were recently retired - advancing this campaign's goal of shutting down one-third of 500 US dirty coal plants by 2020. (www.beyondcoal.org Related issues: Energy efficiency, advancing renewables, ending mountaintop removal - and more.) —Ameren MO's Labadie coal-fired power plant is one of the dirtiest in the US. Older coal plants are the target of this national Sierra Club campaign - and local Sierrans are striving to impact statewide air quality policy in many ways, says John Hickey.
Marion Nestle - author, professor of nutrition and sociology “EAT DRINK VOTE - An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics”
from Cartoons and commentary about FOOD - as a political issue we can all influence and impact. Start locally! Everyone CAN eat well if we work on food issues together. (www.foodpolitics.com Rodale Press 2013) N —From Food Policy to the Farm Bill to World Hunger to Obesity - Marion Nestle nails these issues with visual help from The Cartoonist Group - this book is a WOW - big fun to read - and IMPORTANT to understand.
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