WIU environmental summit

Moved to Autumn
3:21 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Changes for WIU Environmental Summit

Credit Rich Egger

What’s being called an “Environmental Summit Lite” will be held this Spring at Western Illinois University.

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Says Habitat for Humanity
2:58 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Sustainabily and Affordabilty Go Together

Cliff Thompson speaking at the 10th Annual Environmental Summit at Western Illinois University.
Credit Scott Stuntz

Sustainability and affordability can go “hand in hand.” That’s the opinion of an expert with Habitat for Humanity of Iowa.

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Grassroots support is needed
11:24 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Expert says Renewable Energy Future is Possible

Peter Schwartzman

Dr. Peter Schwartzman shared his optimistic view of a future without fossil fueled energy as the keynote speaker at Western Illinois University's 9th annual Environmental Summit.

He said local activism is contributing to the popularity of renewable energy alternatives.

He said, “There are opportunities all around us. We have roofs that don't have solar panels. We have fields of growing food that could easily take on a wind turbine with marginal loss of production.”

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