With Jean Ponzi
Mon Sep 23rd 2013 7.00pm–8.00pm
Time zone: central
Eco Elvis “Burnin' Globe” (Matt Riggs www.ecoelvis.com 2006) L —Our sequinned friend sets a little lighter tone for tonight's serious topics: Fracking - and organizing to topple the empire of fossil fuels. We need you too, Eco E!Buy it!
Richard Heinberg - Sr. Fellow, Post-Carbon Institute and author of “Snake Oil: How Fracking's False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future” from 2013 - Post Carbon Institute (www.richardheinberg.com www.postcarbon.org 2013) N —Myths and FACTS about hydraulic fracturing, the gas and oil extraction process that - says Heinberg - massively over-promises what it already unable to deliver.Buy it!
Gloria Attoun “Wrong Side Of The Road” from Seeds (Out Attoun - www.augustabottomsconsort.com www.magnificentmissouri.org 2007) L —Just a verse, an editorial comment on our fossil fuel issue topic tonight, from our luminous musical friend, Gloria - an environmental educator and activist in her milieu too!Buy it!
Arielle Klagsbrun - Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (MORE) “Honored this month by the Earth Island Institute with the prestigious Brower Youth Award” from Now lead organizer of St. Louis branch of MORE - Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment (www.broweryouthawards.org www.organizeMO.org 2013) N R L —An activist since her teen years, Klagsbrun protested adding coal CEOs to the board of her alma mater, Washington U - and now working to influence St. Louis politics, economics and social justice with the "Take Back St. Louis" ballot measure - and more!Buy it!