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Climate Change Film Series - "Kilowatt Ours" & "Solar Energy: Saved by the Sun"

Environment / Nature - Film/Video

Thursday, April 10, 2008
4:30 PM-6:30 PM

Ghosh Center for Science and Technology
Room 318

Focus the Nation: Climate Change Film Series presents "Kilowatt Ours" and "Solar Energy: Saved by the Sun."

"Kilowatt Ours" opens with Vice President Dick Cheney's energy policy speech in which Cheney makes the claim that America needs nearly 1900 new power plants in the next 20 years to meet projected electricity demands.From here, filmmaker Jeff Barrie takes viewers on a journey from the coal mines of West Virginia to the solar panel fields of Florida, as he discovers solutions to America's energy related problems.

"Solar Energy: Saved by the Sun" - With rising oil prices, there is new urgency in finding a solution to our uncertain energy future. NOVA presents the latest thinking from solar enthusiasts and skeptics as it investigates cutting-edge research developments.

Future films include:

April 24 - "The Great Warming" featuring Keanu Reeves and Alanis Morissette
4:30 p.m. at Worcester State College, Ghosh Science Center - Room 318

May 6 - "Everything's Cool"
4:30 p.m. at Worcester State College, Ghosh Science Center - Room 318

Cost: FREE

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School

E-mail: marketing@worcester.edu

Last Modified: February 19, 2008 at 1:49 PM

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