Events

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Past Events

10/03/13 (Thursday)

Ken Cook, president and founder of the Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Working Group (EWG), will speak at the Center for the Environment facility on “The Farm Bill, Healthy Food and Our Environment, What’s at stake?” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 3.

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09/19/13 (Thursday)

Dr. Christopher Nagy will speak on “The Standard American Diet: History, Health and Disease” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, at the Center for the Environment facility.

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09/12/13 (Thursday)

The Center for the Environment at Catawba College will hold its next EnviroMingle® on Thursday, September 12th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, at Cooper's Restaurant located at 122 E. Fisher St. in Salisbury.

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05/16/13 (Thursday)

Author Francis Koster will speak Thursday, May 16, on his recently published book, Discovering the New America: Where Local Communities Are Solving National Problems, at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus.

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Videos of Past Events

Video - Lester Brown: Saving Civilization

More than 600 people attended a special presentation by the founder of Worldwatch Institute and current president of Earth Policy Institute. Lester Brown, called “one of the world’s most influential thinkers” by the Washington Post, spoke at Catawba College on “Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization,” based on his latest book. He noted that civilization is in trouble and called for reversing the trends that are undermining our future.

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Fred Krupp and Miriam Horn
Miriam Horn and Fred Krupp

Fred Krupp & Miriam Horn: Hope for Environment & Economy

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Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp and EDF staff member Miriam Horn delivered a rousing message of hope for the environment – and the economy – at Catawba College Thursday evening.

In the year and a half since the revised paperback version of their book, “Earth: The Sequel,” came out, Krupp told the 300 people gathered in Keppel Auditorium that the clean energy revolution – a multi-trillion-dollar market – predicted by their book is here and well under way.

“It's a revolution that has made our air cleaner,” he said, “and in doing so, it has made us healthier. It's a revolution that can create millions of American jobs. It's a revolution that can help free the country and lessen our dependence on imported oil.

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