Are you interested in learning more about what Terrace can do to Go Green? Northwest Science & Innovation invite you to attend Guy Dauncey's keynote address for "Green's the Word". This event is presented in partnership with Northwest Community College.
Dauncey will be addressing what the world's communities are doing to prepare themselves for a green future and what Terrace can learn from their efforts. How can having a green future also mean having a a strong economy?
Guy Dauncey has been a social innovator all his life. His vision of a future world that uses smart green technologies in an ecologically sustainable economy has encouraged people all over the world to ask become excited and ask "why not?" In a world where social and environmental pessimism is becoming depressingly common, his positive outlook and determination bring a firm reminder that all things are possible.
He is President of the BC Sustainable Energy Association, and an active participant in policy-making and current affairs. In February 2010, he held The John J. Rhodes Chair in Public Policy and American Institutions at Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University. He is co-founder and former co-chair of Prevent Cancer Now, co-founder of the Victoria Car Share Cooperative, and the Editor of EcoNews. He is a regular writer for Corporate Knights magazine.
He is the author or co-author of nine books, including Earthfuture: Stories from a Sustainable World, Cancer: 101 Solutions to A Preventable Epidemic, and Enough Blood Shed: 101 Solutions to Terror, Violence and War. He has been an advisor on green development to many business, media and community groups, including British Telecom, BC Hydro, The Discovery Channel, David Suzuki's The Nature of Things, and the Trust for Sustainable Development. He has traveled widely, from Africa to India and China.
His most recent book The Climate Challenge: 101 Solutions to Global Warming has been praised by Bill McKibben as "a joyous, hope-filled manual for facing the greatest crisis humanity has ever encountered.
Dauncey is speaking on September 23 at 7pm at NWCC Terrace Campus in Waap Galts'ap (the Long House), which is a LEED Certified Building. Admission is by donation, with all proceeds going to K'San Community Greenhouse. For more information call NSiS at 250-638-0950 or visit www.nsis.ca