Thursday, May 09, 2013
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. The special guest for the May 9 talk, entitled Defying Boundaries: Integrating Sustainability Practices, is David Orr (author, healthy building pioneer, environmental education expert and distinguished professor at Oberlin College). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
Tuesday, the New York Stock Exchange invoked Rule 48, a measure designed to smooth the opening of the market amid potentially volatile conditions. Rule 48 was designed to be executed only when a number of special conditions exist. They include volatility during the previous day’s trading, trading in foreign markets before the open, and government announcements. The stock exchange invoked it on three consecutive trading days last week and again yesterday morning.
Do you agree with some lawmakers that renaming Mt Mckinley is insulting to Ohioans?