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February 18, 2014

Sierra Club director to give Purdue talk via Skype

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Michael Brune, executive director of Sierra Club, will speak via Skype to a Purdue audience Monday (Feb. 24).

The event, sponsored by Krannert Net Impact Club, will be at 7 p.m. in the Krannert Auditorium.

Brune is the author of "Coming Clean - Breaking America's Addiction to Oil and Coal." The book looks at climate disruption and lays out a plan for moving America to a clean-energy economy.

The Sierra Club's Beyond Coal campaign addresses the challenge to phase out coal energy in the United States.

During his speech, Brune is expected to discuss sustainability, climate change and renewable energy.

The talk is free and open to the public. Those planning to attend are asked to sign up at https://www.facebook.com/events/452073124922469/

More information is available at https://krannertlife.purdue.edu/event/green-energy-solutions-sustainable-future-2/  

Writer: Judith Barra Austin, 765-494-2432, jbaustin@purdue.edu

Source: Indea Snorden, Krannert Net Impact Club, isnorden@purdue.edu