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Zero Fossil Fuels Campaign

Zero Fossil Fuels Program launch event!

SPEC has been  working on this program for a few months now and we have our official launch soon! Come join us on October 27th, at 6:30 PM at 800 Robson Street Room C300, UBC Robson Square, Vancouver. It's a FREE EVENT!

Event Description: Is it possible for a community to completely eliminate fossil fuels? Learn how Vancouver could move to zero fossil fuels using solutions that are already available. SPEC President Rob Baxter will present a detailed overview of possible solutions as we launch a campaign to educate the public about alternatives to fossil fuels.

Speakers:

Ben West: Ben West is a campaigner, author, runner, juggler, Twitter addict, #StreetArt fan and wannabe comedian. He is constantly looking for creative ways to organize opposition to bad projects that could destabilize the climate. Recently his focus has been working with First Nations and others on the front lines trying to stop pipelines across B.C. and oil tankers in the Salish Sea. Ben is passionate about implementing climate solutions that create better jobs we can all be proud of.

Rob Baxter: Rob is a co-founder of Vancouver Renewable Energy where he has provided consulting and project management services for renewable energy systems. As part of that role he helped initiate and complete the the first grid-tie photovoltaic install in the city of Vancouver. Prior to that he owned an IT consulting firm that worked with clients across North America. He is an active member of BCSEA, is a board member of SPEC and teaches a course on solar energy for Langara College Continuing Studies. Rob has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He has also completed photovoltaic training at BCIT and ISO 14001 auditing courses accredited by IEMA and ANSI-RAB.

Registration Instructions: Register for this FREE event at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/zero-fossil-fuels-launch-tickets-13624261533

 

Zero Fossil Fuels Campaign

Zero Fossil Fuels Program launch event!

SPEC has been  working on this program for a few months now and we have our official launch soon! Come join us on October 27th, at 6:30 PM at 800 Robson Street Room C300, UBC Robson Square, Vancouver. It's a FREE EVENT!

Event Description: Is it possible for a community to completely eliminate fossil fuels? Learn how Vancouver could move to zero fossil fuels using solutions that are already available. SPEC President Rob Baxter will present a detailed overview of possible solutions as we launch a campaign to educate the public about alternatives to fossil fuels.

Speakers:

Ben West: Ben West is a campaigner, author, runner, juggler, Twitter addict, #StreetArt fan and wannabe comedian. He is constantly looking for creative ways to organize opposition to bad projects that could destabilize the climate. Recently his focus has been working with First Nations and others on the front lines trying to stop pipelines across B.C. and oil tankers in the Salish Sea. Ben is passionate about implementing climate solutions that create better jobs we can all be proud of.

Rob Baxter: Rob is a co-founder of Vancouver Renewable Energy where he has provided consulting and project management services for renewable energy systems. As part of that role he helped initiate and complete the the first grid-tie photovoltaic install in the city of Vancouver. Prior to that he owned an IT consulting firm that worked with clients across North America. He is an active member of BCSEA, is a board member of SPEC and teaches a course on solar energy for Langara College Continuing Studies. Rob has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He has also completed photovoltaic training at BCIT and ISO 14001 auditing courses accredited by IEMA and ANSI-RAB.

Registration Instructions: Register for this FREE event at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/zero-fossil-fuels-launch-tickets-13624261533

 

Zero Fossil Fuels Campaign

Zero Fossil Fuels Program launch event!

SPEC has been  working on this program for a few months now and we have our official launch soon! Come join us on October 27th, at 6:30 PM at 800 Robson Street Room C300, UBC Robson Square, Vancouver. It's a FREE EVENT!

Event Description: Is it possible for a community to completely eliminate fossil fuels? Learn how Vancouver could move to zero fossil fuels using solutions that are already available. SPEC President Rob Baxter will present a detailed overview of possible solutions as we launch a campaign to educate the public about alternatives to fossil fuels.

Speakers:

Ben West: Ben West is a campaigner, author, runner, juggler, Twitter addict, #StreetArt fan and wannabe comedian. He is constantly looking for creative ways to organize opposition to bad projects that could destabilize the climate. Recently his focus has been working with First Nations and others on the front lines trying to stop pipelines across B.C. and oil tankers in the Salish Sea. Ben is passionate about implementing climate solutions that create better jobs we can all be proud of.

Rob Baxter: Rob is a co-founder of Vancouver Renewable Energy where he has provided consulting and project management services for renewable energy systems. As part of that role he helped initiate and complete the the first grid-tie photovoltaic install in the city of Vancouver. Prior to that he owned an IT consulting firm that worked with clients across North America. He is an active member of BCSEA, is a board member of SPEC and teaches a course on solar energy for Langara College Continuing Studies. Rob has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He has also completed photovoltaic training at BCIT and ISO 14001 auditing courses accredited by IEMA and ANSI-RAB.

Registration Instructions: Register for this FREE event at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/zero-fossil-fuels-launch-tickets-13624261533

 

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Zero Fossil Fuels Campaign launch event!


Is it possible for a community to completely eliminate fossil fuels? Learn how Vancouver could move to zero fossil fuels using solutions that are already available. SPEC President Rob Baxter will present a detailed overview of possible solutions as we launch a campaign to educate the public about alternatives to fossil fuels. Ben West of Forest Ethics will also speak about his experience campaigning on climate change and about his upcoming book on global warming solutions.

Join us on October 27th, at 6:30 PM at 800 Robson Street Room C300, UBC Robson Square, Vancouver. It's a FREE EVENT! Register for this FREE event at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/zero-fossil-fuels-launch-tickets-13624261533

More info on the event and the program here



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