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Sustainable Communities
Salon Series
Second Thursday of the Month, 6pm – 8pm
The Green Building Exchange, 305 Main St. Redwood City, CA
FREE ($10 suggested donation at the door, no one turned away)

Infrastructure: Energy and Water
August 9, 2007

Human Energy Needs
Tad Patzek
Professor of Geoengineering at U.C. Berkeley. He is an Editor for Transport of Porous Media, and an Associate Editor of Energy Tribune. He is also an active participant in the global debate on biofuels and their environmental and social impacts. Patzek is a coauthor of some 200 papers and reports, and is currently writing four books.

Solar Energy
Ron Swenson
Co-founder of both ElectroRoof and SolaREvolution. In 1998, he co-founded EcoSage, a private educational services company, creating SolarQuest, a solar-powered satellite-based information systems in remote areas of the world in conjunction with productivity-centered service learning. He is a director of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil, USA and a former director of American Solar Energy Society.
People and Water

Ray Seed
Geotechnical Professor at U.C. Berkeley. Independent Levee Investigation Team leader for the assessment of the New Orleans levee failures during Hurricane Katrina.

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Added by Green Century Institute on July 31, 2007