From Japan’s nuclear meltdowns to the fatal BP explosion and oil spill the number and scale of energy-related catastrophes has reached a critical mass. Meanwhile in Washington, the EPA is under attack and multinational corporations, including oil and energy companies, have unlimited political influence.
Our society depends on cheap, abundant energy; but where does this energy come from? Beyond the individual utility bill, what are the true costs of today’s energy?
What is our government doing to address these issues and prepare for our future? What can we do on a local level?
At the next Dem Club meeting on May 11, a distinguished panel of speakers will discuss our understanding of the issues and consider how to find solutions to one of the most pressing challenges of our time: Michelle Weiner director of Transition Culver City; Evan Gillespie, the Sierra Club Regional Representative & lead organizer on the LA Beyond Coal campaign; and Brian Treanor, Director of Environmental Studies at Loyola Marymount University and Dr. Jimmy Hara, Vice-President of Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles.
Public is welcome. For more information, e-mail [email protected].
Wednesday, May 11 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Veterans Memorial Building, Rotunda Room
4117 Overland Ave.
Culver City, CA
Culver City Democratic Club
Energy policy: the perfect storm