Lessons from the Cuban Energy Revolution

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Mario, Cuba’s leading Energy Efficiency and Renewables Educator, emphasized the scientific nature of his US speaking tour before alluding to the immense potential for growth in both the US and Cuba as a result of new diplomatic openings. Candidly, he questioned why everyone is so curious about what is going to happen to Cuba and less so about how these changes are going to affect the United States. “Both countries have a lot to learn from each other,” he reassured the audience.

CAN NEW ENGLAND FEED ITSELF?: A “NEW ENGLAND FOOD VISION” with Prof. Brian Donahue and friends

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What does it mean to “buy local”? What’s our vision for supporting local farmers and fishers, engaging in sustainable agriculture and fisheries, and changing our broken food system?

Come join us as Professor Brian Donahue of Brandeis University presents A New England Food Vision, a collaborative report that considers the future of our region. The Vision calls for New England to reach a bold goal of producing at least 50% of our food by 2060 – food that will be clean, fair, just and accessible for all.

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