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Events Today and Future, items of interest in green

From: Philo C.
Sent on: Saturday, October 22, 2011 6:23 AM
A FREE Green Home Expo Educational Event
Saturday, October 22
10 am - 4 pm
Bethesda Green Meetup Group
4825 Cordell Avenue
2nd Floor
above Capital One Bank

Sat Oct[masked]pm Garden work 48th and Sheriff Road NE
Ground Water Anacostia River DC  
Join GWARDC for a gardening project at the Deanwood Learning Garden on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 9:00am-1:00pm. Register online or at the event. Hope to see you there! For more information call [masked]-3867.
   Activities will include light gardening, light carpentry, grass cutting, and preparing grounds for rain garden and footbridge to be installed. Tools and instruction will be provided. 
   Located in historic Deanwood neighborhood of Ward 7 at corner of 48th Street and Sheriff Road N.E. Accessible by bus (U4, U8) and rail (Orange Line- Deanwood).
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Saturday, October 22, 2011
10:00 AM - @1pm
Emergence Community Arts Collective - "ECAC"
733 Euclid Street
Washington, DC 20001
Want to help grow food sustainably in DC? Would you like to learn about the forest garden model of planting that creates a bounty of fruit, veggies, nuts, and herbs even in dense urban environments? Come learn about forest gardens as you help us
Ecolocity DC has many events at the ECAC, also works with a garden on Georgia Avenue and Columbia Road (former school torn down there); works with a Farmers Market further up Georgia Avenue; and many other activities

Thurs Oct 27 11am  live webcast about Trojan Batteries - register below free
batteries are important for getting off of fossil fools.
Learn about Trojan Battery Company's new Industrial line of deep-cycle batteries.

Oct 29 Green Adventures Halloween Party

Sun Nov 6
Circle the White House - hand to hand - to stop Keystone XL Pipeline
many groups support this;  one year before election 2012

Fri Nov 18 all day MDV Solar Energy Conference in DC   $

Other items of interest:

Contraction and Convergence (C&G) Climate Justice Without Vengeance

Zero Motorcycles
Fully electric motorcycles for the street and dirt. 
Designed to be high performance, lightweight, fast and clean.

Global Greentech top 100 companies
Two sociologists, Riley E. Dunlap of Oklahoma State and Aaron M. McCright of Michigan State, have analyzed the patterns of influence and disinformation that power climate change denial in the United States. Some of their findings: No component of the denial machine is untouched by the fossil fuels industry. And by powering that central echo chamber, corporate interests and the fossil fuel industry have been able to strongly influence American politics.
see also
Electric vehicle startup Fisker has some big news about how it will build a $39,000 plug-in hybrid vehicle.

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