An Overview of the Green Chamber of Commerce and the Santa Fe Green Festival, Santa Fe’s Biggest Gathering of Sustainably-minded Consumers - With Executive Director Glen Schiffbauer
Northern New Mexico’s green businesses and organizations are rolling out the green carpet for Santa Feans young and old at the Santa Fe Green Festival in May. In conjunction with the Santa Fe Farmers Market, festival goers can experience new renewable energy technologies, the latest in electric vehicles, organic food, water harvesting, interactive exhibits for kids and much much more!
The festival showcases green products, services and missions the environmentally and socially-focused audience here in Northern New Mexico (over 2500 people visit the Farmer’s Market each week in this season!). This unique platform is designed to generate both business-to-business and business-to-consumer sales, promote brands, and create new relationships and customers in an engaging green marketplace. Oh yeah!
A Conversation with MARK RUDD, Former SDS and Weathermen Member,
and Bill Dupuy, the former News Director for KSFR Radio Station
In 1968 Mark Rudd led the "legendary occupation of five buildings at Columbia University, a dramatic act of protest against the University's support of the Vietnam War and it's institutional racism. Mark was the charismatic chairman of the Columbia Chapter of the SDS, Students for Democratic Action, the largest radical student organization in the United States". Rudd has been an activist his whole life. A good friend of Bill Ayers he lives in Albuquerque where he taught math at a local high school for many years.
Today he is embracing a new challenge and will discuss Naomi Klein's book, "This Changes Everything," as he talks about the substance of the book, its critics and global warming in a conversation with Bill Dupuy, the former News Director for KSFR Radio Station.
Mark has invited Camilla Feilbelman, director of NM Sierra Club, to participate in the discussion.
Update on Efforts to Ban Fracking in Chaco Canyon and Ban the Building of the Piñón Pipeline
With Rebecca Sobel, former news reporter and fracking campaigner at Wildearth Guardians & Erik Schlenker-Goodrich of the Western Environmental Law Center with Brian Sweeney WELC’S communications director
The Greater Chaco region of northwestern New Mexico is facing unprecedented threats as the Bureau of Land Management approves more fracking. The region’s native communities, clean air, water, and our climate are all at risk. Together with a coalition of local, regional, and national organizations and individuals, we’re pushing back, filing suit to put the brakes the oil and gas industry and calling on our Congressional leaders to stand up for a healthy future. Help keep Chaco frack-free!
Santa Fe Public Utilities Lawyer Bruce Throne on Why New Mexico Doesn't Use More Renewable Energy, with Attorney Denise Fort and Moderator former KSFR News Director Bill Dupuy
From 1994 to present, Bruce Throne’s law practice has focused primarily on the regulation of public utility, telecommunications and common carrier services, including ratemaking, rate design, renewable energy and energy efficiency matters before the PRC and courts for business customers, local exchange carriers, trade associations and other intervener parties, as well as general administrative, antitrust, unfair trade practices, real estate, land use and commercial law consulting, transactions and litigation.