Tompkins EV Campaign – Bryan Roy
Bryan Roy is the Principal Engineer & Commercial Sector Team Lead for Sustainable Transportation Solutions at Energetics Inc. Bryan has been the consultant for the Tompkins EV Campaign and in that role shared the latest info on the campaign and how we can help get the word out for it.
Teacher-Friendly Guide to Climate Change – Alexandra Moore
In response to an effort by the Heartland Institute to flood public schools with its materials challenging the scientific consensus on global warming, PRI/Museum of the Earth published a book last year for teachers on the scientific aspects of climate change. Alex is one of the co-authors, along with Ingrid Zabel and several other colleagues at PRI, and has headed up the effort to get the book out to teachers and to raise their awareness about this issue.
An Ian Shapiro Double Feature
Ian Shapiro, the founder and chairman of Taitem Engineering, presented on two topics:
Among his many accomplishments, Ian is the co-author of the books Green Building Illustrated (2014) and Energy Audits and Improvements for Commercial Buildings (2016), both published by Wiley. He has been a visiting lecturer at Cornell University, Tompkins Cortland Community College, and Syracuse University.
I. Climate Reality Training
II. Emerging Research Trends in Building Science
Green Building Policy Proposal – Discussion
The View from Bonn, Germany: Cornell Attends COP 23 – Emma Bankier and Allison Chatrchyan
Emma Bankier and Allison Chatrchyan from Cornell University shared their experiences at the recent UN Climate Change Conference COP23 in Bonn, Germany. Emma is a research assistant at the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions and Allison is the director of the Institute. They were joined by two Cornell students, Tasnuva Ming Kahn and Danielle Eiseman.
The Green Building Policy Project – Nick Goldsmith
Nick Goldsmith, the sustainability coordinator for the City of Ithaca and Town of Ithaca provided us with an update on the Green Building Policy project that has been underway since August.
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