Contemporary Science Issues and Innovations
June 28, 2012 Belmont Media Center, Belmont MA
Jeff Deyette, Senior Energy Analyst and Assistant Director, Energy Research & Analysis, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, MA
Jeff Deyette, co-author of Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living , the recent book from Union of Concerned Scientists, describes how individuals can reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprints by at least 20 percent -and achieve a healthier lifestyle in the process. It is encouraging to know that commitments by individuals and communities can make a significant contribution toward reducing global warming. Mr. Deyette also gives an update on the unmistakable human factor in climate change and an overview of the progress of alternative energy innovations.