1. Grassroots Advocate Chat 11-3-2010


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    Join the Colorectal Cancer Coalition on a chat with with advocates from around the country who are working to win the fight against colorectal cancer. No previous experience required. Just a desire to take action. You’ll connect with others who are taking their advocacy up to the next level through health fairs, fundraising events and meetings with elected officials. Send us an email with your advocacy story and be featured in the Advocate Spotlight. Give us a brief description of what you do and include a picture (so we can feature you on the website as well as on the call). Please send nominations to Advocacy@FightCRC.org.

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    • McCurdy Weighs in on Energy after the Election: What are your thoughts?


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      Yesterday's landslide victory for the Republicans could mean a significant change for the future of energy policy. Planet Forward host Frank Sesno sits down with former Congressman Dave McCurdy (D-OK) to get his take. Tell us what you think.

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      • RMP @ Wildcats Rugby Rampage Tournament


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        RMP @ Wildcats Rugby Rampage Tournament

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        • Removing Policy Barriers to Transmission for Renewable Energy


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          The Energy Future Coalition, together with a group of local clean energy advocates and electricity industry stakeholders, hosted a forum titled "Expanding and Modernizing the Electrical Grid: Essential Infrastructure for the Midwest’s Clean Energy Future" on October 21st in Des Moines, Iowa. The forum featured leading national and regional experts on renewable energy and electricity transmission who addressed key energy issues, such as how to build and pay for the transmission infrastructure necessary to unleash renewable power in the Midwest. These transmission updates are integral to creating new jobs in the wind energy industry that would help revitalize the Midwestern economy.

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          • Gubernatorial General Debate 102810


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            Alaska's 2010 Gubernatorial General Election Candidates: Governor Sean Parnell and Ethan Berkowitz address Commonwealth North to present their positions on some of our policy priorities including: Infrastructure, Economic Development, Arctic Issues, and Vision for the State.

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            • Dr. James Schlesinger "The Peak Oil Debate is Over"


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              Dr. James Schlesinger, Former Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Energy and CIA Director for more information visit http://www.aspo.tv/

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              • Ogden's Green City on a Hill


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                Planet Forward hosted a LIVE event during the White House’s GreenGov Symposium, a conference focused on making all levels of government more sustainable. In this week's webisode, the U.S. General Services Administration shows how restoring a building can change a city, even if it means moving some bats! Click on the video to learn what our esteemed panel (Laura Ipsen of Cisco, Mayor Ralph Becker of Salt Lake City, HUD Deputy Secy. Ron Sims and the SBA’s Sean Greene) think of the innovations behind the GSA new LEED-certified building.

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                • Shaping a Low-Carbon World: Lessons from Nordic Countries


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                  Energy experts from Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland speaking on Capitol Hill about how and why Nordic countries have achieved global leadership in low-carbon technologies and strengthened their economic competitiveness. The oil crises of the 1970s spurred the Nordic countries to invest heavily in energy efficiency – including combined heat and power/district heating and energy efficient buildings – and renewable energy such as wind power, hydropower, geothermal, waste-to-energy, and biofuels. In the decades since, these countries have broken the direct relationship between economic growth and energy consumption, and emerged as global leaders in clean energy exports. More information is available at http://www.eesi.org/102110_nordic

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                  • The Making of Northeast Asia


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                    The latest book in the East-West Center's Studies in Asian Security series, "The Making of Northeast Asia", brings into focus how different understandings of historical events have impacted regionalism in this part of the world, home to approximately 1.5 billion people and some of the largest global economic and military powers. Co-authors Dr. Kent Calder and Dr. Min Ye discuss the transformation of different government policies within the region, including that of the United States, what this means for future institutional development, and the prospects for collaboration amongst regional players.

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