WIU environmental summit http://tristatesradio.com en Changes for WIU Environmental Summit http://tristatesradio.com/post/changes-wiu-environmental-summit <p>What’s being called an “Environmental Summit Lite” will be held this Spring at Western Illinois University. Mon, 20 Jan 2014 21:21:38 +0000 Rich Egger 47053 at http://tristatesradio.com Changes for WIU Environmental Summit Sustainabily and Affordabilty Go Together http://tristatesradio.com/post/sustainabily-and-affordabilty-go-together <p>Sustainability and affordability can go “hand in hand.” That’s the opinion of an expert with Habitat for Humanity of Iowa. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 19:58:18 +0000 Scott Stuntz 31477 at http://tristatesradio.com Sustainabily and Affordabilty Go Together Expert says Renewable Energy Future is Possible http://tristatesradio.com/post/expert-says-renewable-energy-future-possible <p>Dr. Peter Schwartzman shared his optimistic view of a future without fossil fueled energy as the keynote speaker at Western Illinois University&#39;s 9th annual Environmental Summit.<br /><br />He said local activism is contributing to the popularity of renewable energy alternatives.<br /><br />He said, &ldquo;There are opportunities all around us. We have roofs that don&#39;t have solar panels. We have fields of growing food that could easily take on a wind turbine with marginal loss of production.&rdquo;<br /> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 16:24:45 +0000 James Lenz 13054 at http://tristatesradio.com Expert says Renewable Energy Future is Possible