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The Sustainability Café on Monday, October 15th will feature Dr. Peter Bardaglio from the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative exploring the question: Climate Change and Adaptation in Tompkins County: Towards a More Resilient Community”.  The Sustainability Café will be held in Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM in conjunction with the Environmental Seminar.

Peter Bardaglio is president of Black Oak Wind Farm, a 20MW project just outside of Ithaca slated to be in production in early 2014. Co-author of Boldly Sustainable: Hope and Opportunity for Higher Education in the Age of Climate Change (2009), he is the coordinator of the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative, a multisector effort in the Ithaca, NY area to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Bardaglio was the provost and vice president of academic affairs from 2002 to 2007 at Ithaca College, where he helped to launch the college’s nationally recognized sustainability initiative. A senior advisor at Second Nature, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the principles of sustainability in higher education, he also is a member of the Senior Council of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and the editorial board of Sustainability: The Journal of Record.

This event is free and open to the public.

“Teachable edibles” – local, organic and/or seasonal snacks – for the Fall 2012 Sustainability Café series are being sponsored by Ithaca College Dining Services whose motto is “Sustainability – Healthy – Fresh.” Please bring your reusable mug and fill up at the nearest drinking fountain or provide your own beverage of choice.

Drink in a new way to think in the Sustainability Café.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Marian Brown at mbrown@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-3787. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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