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Sierra Club Annual UNO Event November 21, 2015, 1:00 pm
Co-sponsored by Eta Sigma Gamma
John Farrell will deliver the keynote address at the Nebraska Sierra Club’s annual event at 1:00 p.m. on November 21 at the Milo Bail Student Center in the Nebraska/Aksarben room at UNO. The title of his presentation is: “The Coming of Energy Democracy.” The event is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by Eta Sigma Gamma, a health education honorary at UNO.
John Farrell is the Director of Democratic Energy at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) and widely known as the guru of distributed energy. John is best known for his vivid illustrations of the economic, health and environmental benefits of local ownership of decentralized renewable energy. ILSR has been praised by Bill Moyers, Bill McKibben and Naomi Klein among other dignitaries.
Mr. Farrell was recently named by Midwest Energy News as one of the top “40 Under 40” emerging leaders throughout the region for his work to accelerate America’s transition to a clean energy economy.
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