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Film: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
October 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A decade after An Inconvenient Truth (2006) brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution.
A sequel to The Inconvenient Truth, this documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy.
A discussion panel will immediately follow in the Barnes & Noble meeting room (across from the theatre) with light refreshments.
Sponsored by the CommUnity Zone and Susquehanna Valley Progressives.
Dr. Nino Antadze is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Bucknell University. Her scholarly work is situated at the disciplinary interface of environmental studies, human geography, and ethics. Dr. Antadze earned PhD in urban and regional planning from the University of Waterloo, Canada. She holds MSc in Environmental Management and Policy from Lund University, Sweden and MSc in Environmental Sciences and Policy from Central European University, Hungary.
Rob Altenburg brings a career’s worth of environmental, climate, and energy expertise to his advance clean energy solutions for Pennsylvania. As Energy Center director, he analyzes and provides expert comments and testimony on legislation and regulations. He works with regulatory agencies and clean energy industry experts on climate and energy issues and provides technical assistance and research on methane and fossil fuel impacts. Rob speaks extensively throughout Pennsylvania to students, community groups, and other organizations on climate and energy issues.
Peterson Toscano is a comedienne who began addressing climate work starting in 2014. He has performed at various colleges and venues around North America and Europe, including the Greenbelt Festival , Penn State University, Susquehanna University,and Villanova University. He has been featured in Yale Climate Connections, The Daily Collegian, and The Campus for various higher education performances. He has also spoken at Citizens’ Climate Lobby conferences, including the Mid-Atlantic regional conference in Philadelphia and the international conference in Washington DC. He hosts the monthly podcast Citizens’ Climate Radio where he “highlight[s] people’s stories, [celebrates CCL members’] successes, and together [shares] strategies for talking about climate change.” After the election of Donald Trump , in addition to his comic performance work he began exploring Conservative responses to climate change. Toscano also is a volunteer lobbyist for Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) and the leader of the Susquehanna Valley CCL Chapter.