Thursday, December 13, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Dec. 13 talk is David Sobel (known as “The Father of Place-Based Education”). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. $35 for Phipps and Green Building Alliance members, Tri-State Area School Study Council students, and other students with valid IDs; $50 for nonmembers. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
The Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings this week in four cities, including Pittsburgh. It's taking testimony on rules expected to be finalized next year that aims to reduce carbon emissions at coal-fired plants by 30 percent. The coal industry says the rules will harm the economy and jobs. Where do you stand on this issue...
Do you approve or disapprove of the President's handling of the situation between Israel and the Palestinians?