"Carbon Histories and Post-Carbon Futures" is a roundtable discussion about the historic negotiations in Paris and what to expect in the wake of COP21. Focusing on the Philadelphia-Pennsylvania region, panelists will respond to a variety of topics including: the history of energy transitions in Pennsylvania, the science and business of fracking, regional solar policy, and the impacts of air and water quality on public health. Cosponsored by PPEH, the Penn Green Campus Partnership, the Penn Museum and the Penn Humanities Forum. RSVP to attend!
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Confirmed roundtable participants include:
Brian Black, historian from Penn State Altoona, who is a specialist in environmental history and the cultural drivers beyond energy consumption.
Pouné Saberi, is a physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. She is on the national and Philadelphia board of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Saberi attended COP21 and was a member of Mayor Kenney's transition team on sustainability. She continues to work on projects related to health and natural gas and climate change in the Philadelphia region.
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