Women's Environmental Network - November Event

Date: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

November 28 Event - Member's only dinner followed by a FREE Book reading by Maggie Koerth Baker and comments by former State Senator Ellen Anderson

Event Schedule for Wednesday, November 28, 2012
6:00 - 7:00 Dinner at Khyber Pass (must pre-register - limited to 30 attendees). Includes the Annual Board Meeting and Elections held during dinner - register a www.fwef.org $37 includes dinner and an annual membership to the Women's Environmental Network
7:15 - 8:00 Book reading and comments at Common Good Books - registration not required - FREE!

Part 1 - Dinner

Women’s Environmental Network’s members may register online for a pre-event, 6 pm dinner at Khyber Pass, near the corner of Snelling and Grand Avenues in St. Paul. The dinner is limited to 30 members and tickets will be sold on a first come/first serve basis on WEN’s website at www.fwef.org (no walkups for the dinner will be accepted). Dinner - Khyber Pass restaurant for $37 (includes dinner and a one year membership to the Women's Environmental Network)

Part 2 - Book reading by Maggie Koerth Baker and comments by former State Senator Ellen Anderson - FREE!

Please join the Women’s Environmental Network (formerly the Forum for Women in the Environmental Field), Common Good Books and the Macalester Sustainability Office for a book reading by “Before the Lights Go Out” author and NYTimes columnist Maggie Koerth Baker, as well as comments from Governor Dayton’s Energy Advisor and former State Senator, Ellen Anderson, at Common Good Books in St. Paul at 7 pm, Wednesday, November 28, 2012. The event is free and open to the public.

Event - Book Reading and Comments - this event is FREE and registration is not needed!
Common Good Books 38 S Snelling Ave St Paul, MN 55105 (651) 225-8989

About our Guests

In Before the Lights Go Out, science blogger and NYTimes columnist Maggie Koerth-Baker presents a comprehensive analysis of the ways in which America produces, distributes, and consumes energy. She explains how our current systems developed, points out their strengths and weaknesses, and offers candid assessments of the time, the difficulty, and the expense involved in making radical changes to the energy systems that have shaped our lives for a hundred years. Drawing on more than two years of research and interviews with experts on everything from our electrical grid and electric cars to fracking and passive buildings, Koerth-Baker explains what we can do, what we can't do, and why "the solution" is really a lot of solutions working together.

Ellen Anderson is an advisor on energy issues to Governor Mark Dayton. She is a former member of the Minnesota Senate and a former nominated chair of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will provide comments on Minnesota’s current energy capacities, challenges and direction in light of the world’s declining reserve of hydrocarbon-based energy sources.

The Women's Environmental Network welcomes everyone as both attendees and members!