Monday, November 2, 2009

Save These Nuclear-Free Event Dates, Statewide

Carbon-Free Nuclear-Free Wisconsin is sponsoring several days of talks and actions highlighting the risks of promoting nuclear power.

Key to the activities are talks by energy expert and activist Peter Bradford in Wisconsin this week.

Mr. Bradford will be speaking at several Wisconsin events this week. Come hear what this distinguished expert on energy, utility and environmental issues has to say about how our state can be carbon free and nuclear free!

•Tuesday, November 3 - at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, from 7 to 9 p.m., Graff Main Hall Auditorium, 1725 State Street, La Crosse;

•Thursday, November 5 - at the Urban Ecology Center, from 7 to 9 p.m., 1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee;

•Friday, November 6 - at the State Capitol Building, Senate Parlor, at 11 a.m., 2 E. Main Street, Madison; and

•Friday, November 6 - at the Future Cities Conference, at 4 p.m., Inn on the Park and the Capitol, central Madison (for more information and registration, see the conference website).

More carbon free, nuclear free events

Jennifer Nordstrom is a Wisconsin native who organizes and coordinates the Carbon Free, Nuclear Free campaign of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER). IEER's study, "Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy" describes how the United States can have a zero carbon emissions economy without the use of nuclear power by 2050.

Jennifer will be speaking at these events next week:

•Tuesday, November 10 - at the Menomonie Public Library, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., 600 Wolske Bay Road, Menomonie;

•Wednesday, November 11 - at Racy D'Lene's Coffee Lounge, from 3 to 5 p.m., 404 Riverside Avenue, Eau Claire; and

•Thursday, November 12 - at the Waupaca Public Library, from 6 to 8 p.m., 107 S Main Street, Waupaca.

Don't see an event close to you? Contact WNPJ's Carbon Free Nuclear Free organizer, Diane Farsetta, at or 608-250-9240, to request a speaker.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

There's nothing wrong with nuclear power except activists.