C’est la vie: The Paris Accord & The CPP- Where Are We Now & Where Are We Going?

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 6:30 PM This presentation provides an overview of the Paris Climate Agreement and the Clean Power Plan.  It will describe the process under which each was created and discuss the subsequent events that have impacted their continued viability.  It will also analyze what impacts these developments could have on the country, states, …

Join 350Colorado and Hear the True Costs of Coal

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 6:00 PM 350Colorado.org/Colorado-Springs The True Costs of Coal Hear from our Speakers who will discuss the Social, Health and Environmental Impacts we face from burning coal in our communities. Learn about why these external costs, those that don’t show up on your utility bill but we all pay for in other ways …

Speaker TBD

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017 6:45 PM Speaker TBD This meeting is free for CRES members, $5 suggested donation for non-members.  Learn more about CRES, and the benefits of membership. Parking is available in Lot 556 The West Entrance Circle Lot (550) is pay-by-hour at all times 6:45 Arrive, Light refreshments 7:00 Announcements, followed by the Presentation 8:15 Questions, Networking, Wrap-up …

Solar’s Growing Impact in Colorado

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 08 Aug 2017 6:45 PM After a break in July, We are back! Allison Moe is the Workforce and Volunteer Manager for GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit solar installer and job training organization.  Colorado ranks 11th in the nation for amount of solar installed, at almost 1 gigawatt total to date and a third of that …

Golden Solar Garden Ballot Initiative: Join the Team! Th, June 29, 6pm

View On Meetup.com Date Thursday, 29 Jun 2017 6:00 PM The City of Golden Community Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB) needs your help getting one step closer to a community solar garden. Due to legal constraints the City needs to do a City Ballot measure for this fall to approve a location for a future community solar garden. (And as expected …

Denis Hayes: How NREL Won The Long Game for Clean Power

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 12 Jul 2017 7:00 PM Hear from remarkable scientists and engineers on what motivated their research in solar power and other fossil fuel alternatives when oil was king and how they weathered hostility from earlier governments. Our headline speaker is Denis Hayes, who was SERI’s second director and famously co-founded Earth Days. This event marks …

Celebrating Renewable Energy Pioneers. Denis Hayes, founder, Earth Days, SERI

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 12 Jul 2017 7:00 PM Note: This is on a Wednesday mid month, not the usual 4th Thursday.  Hear from remarkable scientists and engineers on what motivated their research in solar power and other fossil fuel alternatives when oil was king and how they weathered hostility from earlier governments. Our headline speaker is Denis Hayes, who was SERI’s …

Climate Change Workshop: Stories of Resilience, w Maria Talero, PhD

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 2:00 PM Talking about Climate Change is tough so this workshop offers a new strategy: We’ll tap into our own life stories and learn to tell simple, powerful stories that strengthen our psychological resilience while giving us the perfect tactical tool for changing other people’s minds on climate. Telling our own stories …