The Promise and Challenges of the Green Energy Economy in New York’s Southern Tier: reflections and projections for the future after two years of Green Jobs Green New York.
In the Southern Tier, the consortium promoting home energy efficiency improvements through New York’s Green Jobs Green NY (GJGNY) program was number one in the state. GJGNY Southern Tier regional coordinator Adam Flint will discuss lessons learned from this experience, and what needs to happen to make our region a leader in cleaner greener energy. The focus will be on expanding the social marketing approach pioneered in our area by the Energy Leadership Program at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County. Homeowners interested in upgrading their homes should bring one copy of each of their energy bills to sign up for the program at this event.
Join us for dinner (self pay) at 6pm if you like. The program begins at 7:30.
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This program is sponsored by the Kopernik Observatory, Binghamton University Science Café, and Binghamton Community Lab, a joint project of the BU Binghamton Neighborhood Project and the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition.
Adam Flint coordinates the Energy Leadership Program for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County, and the Southern Tier Regional Green Jobs Green New York Outreach effort. He is co-founder and Vice-Chairperson of the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition (BRSC). Adam has worked as an community educator in the Southern Tier for more than twenty years, including more than a decade in higher education, serving on the faculty as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Hartwick College and as an lecturer in Environmental Studies at Binghamton University.