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James Howard Kunstler and The End of Cheap Energy

Kunstler

 

James Howard Kunstler has written eight novels, including Geography of Nowhere, Home from Nowhere, and The Long Emergency, countless articles, essays and blogs (www.kunstler.com) when the scene outside his window, on his street—on most of the cities and streets in America—caught his attention. “…the tragic landscape of highway strips, parking lots, housing tracts, mega-malls, junked cities, and ravaged countryside that makes up the everyday environment where most Americans live and work.”

Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

Evolutionary Change and Resilient Systems: How the Natural World Will Adapt to the Changing Climate

On February 8, 2012, professor and author Amy Seidl spoke in the Fletcher Room of Burlington’s Fletcher Free Library as part of a lecture series on the topic of adaptation to climate change. The lecture series was born out a collaborative effort between the City of Burlington and the Burlington Sustainability Action Team and ultimately funded by the University of Vermont’s Clean Energy Fund

Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

by Julia Breul '12, Clean Energy Fund Intern, 2011-2012

The End of Cheap Energy- James Kuntsler

James Howard Kuntsler
March 14, 2012
Room: 
Davis Center- Silver Maple Ballroom
Contact(s): 
Cheryl Morse, cemorse@uvm.edu

James Howard Kunstler is  author of "Geography of Nowhere", "Home from Nowhere",  "The Long Emergency" and a number of other books and blogs (http://www.kuntsler.com).  A compelling and forceful truthteller, Kuntsler will lay out a vision of a world dependent on cheap energy and approaching a devastating turning point--a turning point that will return the nation to a place where community matters, where neighbors gather and people build places they value.

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Program: 
Clean Energy Fund

CEF Lecture Series: "Vermont's Energy Future" Lecture Series Keynote Speaker, James Howard Kunstler

2011-12 Projects
Project Timeline: 
12/2011 to 04/2012
Project Progress: 
100%

The CEF awarded funds to the Center for Research on Vermont for a spring 2012 lecture series on campus, titled "Vermont's Energy Future," as part of the Clean Energy Future Lecture/Workshop Series fund. The award will be applied toward a keynote speaker fee for the series. The keynote speaker of the series will be James Howard Kunstler, author of The Geography of Nowhere

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