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Energy Discussion Series

Release Date: 8/30/2006


CONTACT: Sylvia Blair
Community Relations Coordinator/Web Editor

Carroll Community College Hosts  Energy Discussion Series

Carroll Community College will host an energy discussion series as part of the How Things Work Academic Community, which is committed to the exploration of science, technology, math, and their related fields. The discussion series is free and open to the public.
The following events will be held:

"An Inconvenient Truth," a documentary which presents Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide will be shown on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006 at 7 p.m. in the Theater in the Scott Center.

Beate Liepert, a scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University will discuss "Global Dimming," why our planet is becoming a darker place, and the effect pollution has had on global dimming. This talk will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006 at 12:30 p.m. in Room M157-159.

Sustainable Energy Sources will feature a panel of local energy experts who will discuss how sustainable energy sources, such as electricity from manure, power from the sun, energy from the wind, and fuel from corn are being used in our backyard. This panel discussion will be held on Wednesday, Nov, 8, 2006 at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center.

Carroll Community College is located at 1601 Washington Rd., Westminster, Md. 

For more information, call 410-386-8241.


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