Events

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

01/20/11 (Thursday)

Please mark your calendars for this thought-provoking presentation by Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, and Miriam Horn, EDF staff member and coauthor of their book, Earth: The Sequel - The Race to Reinvent Energy and Stop Global Warming. They will speak at 6 p.m., Thursday, January 20, on "What's Next for the Clean Energy Revolution?" in Keppel Auditorium on the Catawba College campus.

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11/18/10 (Thursday)

Dr. Christopher Magryta, a physician with Salisbury Pediatric Associates, will speak on “Allergies, Asthma & the Environment” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.

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11/11/10 (Thursday)

Scheduled from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11, it is open to anyone with an interest in creating a more environmentally sustainable future. Miller Davis Studios and Stelia Restaurant are sponsors for the event, which is a time of mingling and networking, sharing ideas and learning more about the Center’s activities and programs.

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10/28/10 (Thursday)

Agriburbia™ originator Matthew “Quint” Redmond believes that food production should be directly integrated within urban development. He will speak on “Agriburbia: Combining Neighborhood Design with our Growing Need to Produce our own Food,” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.

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Videos of Past Events

Video - Viney Aneja: N.C. Pollution

Dr. Viney Aneja, North Carolina State University's Air Quality Research Director and a professor in N.C. State's Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, spoke on air pollution in North Carolina and the causes of surface ozone at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.

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Video - Clay Ballantine: Health Effects of Air Pollution

Dr. Clay Ballantine, an Asheville physician and nationally recognized expert on the health effects of air pollution, spoke as part of the Clean Air Initiatives lectures coordinated by Catawba College's Center for the Environment. Drawing on scores of medical studies showing the link between air pollution and respiratory ailments, Ballantine makes a solid case for making the reduction of air pollution a priority at local, state, and national levels.

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