St. Louis Renewable Energy Summit: Call for Shift to 100 percent Renewable Energy

hand-1030565_1920Environment Missouri, in partnership with Care About Climate, will hold the St. Louis Renewable Energy Summit to highlight the urgent need to rapidly shift from dirty to clean energy sources. The Summit will feature a panel of experts who will lead a discussion on renewable energy from a variety of perspectives.

When: Wednesday, November 16th , 6-9 p.m.
Where: Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, 4465 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

For more information, or to RSVP for the event see below.

Clean Line Energy Partners will speak on how their wind power project will bring more jobs to Missouri and boost the State’s economy. Academics from Saint Louis University and Washington University in St. Louis will discus the science of renewable energy and the role renewable energy has in combating the effects of climate change. Specifically, the public health, social justice, and agricultural impacts of climate change occurring in Missouri will be discussed.  The panel will feature questions from attendees and will be followed by a breakout discussion/activity. There will be time for networking at the beginning and end. Approximately 30 health professionals, business owners, community leaders, elected officials, students, environmental professionals and community members will be in attendance.

Host: Taylor Hale, Campaign Organizer with Environment Missouri

Panelists: Dr. David Crossley of Saint Louis University; Dr. Allison Miller of Missouri Botanical Garden and Saint Louis University; Jack Cardetti of Clean Line Energy partners; and two more possible panelists TBA.



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