Tag Archives: MAREA

[MAREA] The Green Amendment with Maya van Rossum (Delaware Riverkeeper)

TEK Park Speaker Series: The Green Amendment, with Maya van Rossum (Delaware Riverkeeper)   Tuesday, June 25, 7 PM   FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC In 2013, Maya van Rossum and her team won a watershed legal victory that breathed legal life into the constitutional right to a clean and healthy environment. Following this victory, van Rossum inaugurated the […]

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Climate on Tap

Join PennEnvironment, PennFuture, State Representatives Samuelson and Freeman, Vera Cole from the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association, and local community leaders for a Climate on Tap happy hour! We’ll learn more about climate change in the Lehigh Valley, discuss ways we can take action, and meet friends and allies in this fight. WHEN: Thursday, May 30th, 6:00-8:00pm WHERE: Roosevelt’s 21st, 21 […]

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[MAREA] EVENT CANCELLED!!! Dr. Michael Mann – A Return to The Madhouse: Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump

This event has been cancelled due to an emergency that has prevented Dr. Mann’s appearance.  The event will be rescheduled. TEK Park Speaker Series:  DR. MICHAEL MANN – A Return To The Madhouse: Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump   FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC For this very special event, our speaker is Dr. Michael Mann, a […]

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May 28 – EVENT CANCELLED!! Dr. Michael Mann – MAREA – TEK Park Speaker Series

This event has been cancelled due to an emergency that prevents Dr. Mann’s appearance.  It will be rescheduled. May 28, 2019 at 7 PM DR. MICHAEL MANN – A Return To The Madhouse: Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump For this very special event, our speaker is Dr. Michael Mann, a lead contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]

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May 30 – Climate on Tap

Join PennEnvironment, PennFuture, State Representatives Samuelson and Freeman, Vera Cole from the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association, and local community leaders for a Climate on Tap happy hour! We’ll learn more about climate change in the Lehigh Valley, discuss ways we can take action, and meet friends and allies in this fight. RSVP today. WHEN: Thursday, May 30th, 6:00-8:00pm WHERE: Roosevelt’s […]

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[MAREA] Power Up Gambia! The power of solar to improve healthcare

Power Up Gambia! Speakers: Lynn McConville, Power Up Gambia Executive Director, and Ron Celentano, Advisory Board Member (and solar expert) Power Up Gambia, headquartered in Philadelphia, is a non-profit organization “to improve healthcare delivery in The Gambia by providing proven, reliable and sustainable electricity through solar energy.” The Gambia is a small country in western Africa. About twice the size […]

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[MAREA] Book Discussion: Growing a Revolution, Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

  Growing a Revolution, Bringing Our Soil Back to Life by David R. Montgomery (W.W. Norton and Company, 2017) Modern agriculture has taught us how to use up our land. MacArthur Fellow, David Montgomery shares thriving examples of how regenerative farming can bring it back and, in the process, increase food production and slow climate change. After any of the […]

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[MAREA] Regenerative Agriculture is Solar-Powered Food Production via Soil Biology

Speaker: Dr. Kris Nichols, soil scientist, widely quoted in MAREA’s September 13 book discussion selection, “Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life” (2017, W. W. Norton & Company) “The biggest barrier to agricultural progress is between the ears,” says Dr. Kris Nichols, and she doesn’t mean corn! Founder and principal scientist of KRIS (Knowledge for Regeneration and Innovation […]

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July 31 – Has China killed recycling? Are my efforts still worth it?

Recyclables piling up in warehouses on the West Coast. Container ships of materials suspended mid-journey across the Pacific Ocean. Do China’s increasingly stringent environmental standards spell the death of U.S. recycling? At our July meeting, we’ll get good answers to these big messy questions from iSpring Associates’ Samantha Wittchen. In today’s economically uncertain recycling climate, Sam will break down for us […]

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