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2014-05-20

Discuss carbon trading tonight at Sustainable Tuesdays

Sustainable Tuesdays, a weekly presentation on topics related to environmental and sustainability issues presented by the Bemidji State University Sustainability Office, will host an interactive discussion on carbon trading and carbon taxes on May 20.

carbon-footprint-greenSustainable Tuesdays events are held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, located at 303 Railroad St. SW in Bemidji. They are open free to the public unless otherwise noted.

May 20: Interactive discussion on carbon tax and carbon trading
Rail River Folk School will host Tom Goldtooth, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, and Brett Cease, community leader and former MN GreenCorps member, for a conversation on the topics of carbon trading and carbon-tax policies. The pair will be leading a discussion on these complex issues and their societal and economic implications for the world.

Sustainable Tuesdays are a partnership between Bemidji State’s Sustainability Office, the Indigenous Environmental Network, Minnesota GreenCorps and the Rail River Folk School. The Sustainable Tuesdays presentations aim to draw upon the strengths of the region’s diversity to create a sustainable Bemidji.

Contact
Sara Dennison, Minnesota GreenCorps Living Green representative, BSU Sustainability Office; (218) 755-3765
Simone Senogles, Indigenous Environmental Network; (218) 751-4967

Links
BSU Sustainability Office
Green Living Bemidji


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