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Ecology & Economy: Resolving Our Climate Crisis

  • Congregation Beth El 222 Irvington Ave South Orange, NJ 07079 (map)

A free public forum entitled “Ecology & Economy: Resolving Our Climate Crisis” will be held on Monday, March 11, 7:15 pm at Congregation Beth El in South Orange.  Five panelists from fields of economics, communications, engineering, biology, and law will explore such questions as: what is an ethical response to climate change, can news help us live better, and is “growth” always good?  The interactive forum will involve the audience in a constructive dialogue.

Speakers are Dr. Michael Taylor, environmental economist at Seton Hall University;

Patricia Canning, member of the South Orange Environmental Commission; Allan Chernoff, CEO of Chernoff Communications; Edward Lloyd, professor of environmental law at Columbia University, and Zahavah Rojer, AP Biology student and Co-Chair of the Horticultural Club at Columbia High School.  The forum is presented by CivicStory, a nonprofit solutions-based news site based in South Orange, and will be moderated by Susan Haig, CivicStory founder and creative director.

The public is invited to attend, admission is free, and registration is required.

Link to register:

When: Monday, Mar. 11 – 7:15pm to 8:45pm

Where: Congregation Beth El, 222 Irvington Ave., South Orange, NJ 07079

To Attend: Register here.