Come meet Union of Concerned Scientists President Kevin Knobloch at two free public events in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, and find out how you can help put Michigan on the path to a clean energy future on Election Day.
Cooler Smarter Trivia Night
When: Tuesday, October 23, 6:00 p.m.
Where: JD Reardon's, 940 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Join Kevin Knobloch for a fun evening of free food, drinks, and science trivia featuring questions based on our new book Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low Carbon Living. Plus, we'll include Michigan-specific brain stumpers highlighting key facts about Proposal 3, a ballot initiative requiring utilities to provide 25 percent of your electricity from clean, renewable sources, such as wind and sun, by 2025.
Michigan's Energy Future: Choosing Clean Energy
When: Wednesday, October 24, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Bernhard Center at Western Michigan University, President's Dining Room (Main Floor), 1903 West Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008 ($2-$3 for parking)
Leading voices on labor, the environment, and public health will come together for a panel discussion on the role Prop 3 can play in creating a clean and prosperous future for Michigan.
* Kevin Knobloch, president, Union of Concerned Scientists
* Rob Sisson, president, ConservAmerica
* Mark Schauer, national co-chair of Blue Green Green Allliance's Jobs21! initiative
* Starla McDermott, West Michigan field organizer, Mom's Clean Air Force
Harold Glasser, executive director for campus sustainability, Western Michigan University, will moderate the discussion.