Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Village Lyceum Seeks Sponsors and Steering Committee for April 2016 Climate Change Conference

Genevieve Fraser
Village Lyceum Seeks Sponsors and Steering Committee for April Climate Change Conference

The public is invited to attend a climate change conference planning meeting to be held on Thursday, February 18 at 7:00 pm in the Davis Memorial, 3 West Street in Petersham, Massachusetts.  This year the Village Lyceum will be celebrating Earthday as part of the International Leap Year 2016 campaign to “reinvent a different future” by examining the short and long term impacts of climate change and ways to create a post-fossil fuel society. 

The Climate Change Conference will be held on Sunday, April 24
Prescott at Quabbin Watershed
at the Petersham Unitarian Church and Davis Memorial Building and feature speakers, panel discussions, performance and drumming circles and films such as Naomi Klein’s, “This Changes Everything,” the Steve Alves indie film on the food co-op movement, “Food for Change,” as well as short films on the blockade movement against fracking and oil and gas pipelines. The conference will also look at the impact of climate change on forests and farmlands, wildlife habitat and human health.

Village Lyceum at the Petersham, MA Unitarian
The Village Lyceum Earthday Climate Change Conference is sponsored by the Petersham, Athol, Barre and Orange Cultural Councils, Follow the Honey, the University of the Wild at Earthlands and Solar City.  However, the Lyceum welcomes other renewable energy and post-fossil fuel sponsors as well as clubs, organizations and businesses committed to an environmentally sustainable future. The conference will be free and open to the public.  For further information, please contact Genevieve Fraser at 978-544-1872 or email:FraserGenevieve@gmail.com

Genevieve Fraser

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