JOSHUA GINSBERG: "Why I'm an Environmental Optimist" — 7:30 PM, Friday, November 9, 2018, at Housatonic Valley Regional High School in Falls Village, CT

Dr. Joshua Ginsberg is President of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, NY.  He cites as positive developments the economics of alternative energy, one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy, and the energy storage systems which now make it possible for some places to be off the grid entirely.

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PLASTIC OCEAN: 11:30 AM, Sunday, January 21, 2018, The Moviehouse, Millerton, NY

In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre our researchers found more plastic than plankton. A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafood’s fatty tissues, and eventually consumed by us.

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BRUCE S FOWLE: Designing a Green Lifestyle, June 8, 2007

On Friday, June 8, 2007, 7:30 pm at The Hotchkiss School, Bruce S. Fowle, FAIA, LEEDA, spoke on “Designing a Green Lifestyle”. Senior Principal of FX Fowle Architects and a pioneer of sustainable architecture, Mr. Fowle co-founded his firm in 1978 on the philosophical basis that architecture must be conscious and respectful of context and utility while enriching the human experience.

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