43 Planet in Peril – Senate Candidate Forum Part 2

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Candidates for Colorado’s U.S. Senate seat up for grabs in 2020 share their positions on issues related to the climate crisis. This candidate forum was hosted by Indivisible Denver and fourteen other organizations (links below), held at the Ent Center for the Arts in Colorado Springs on October 6, 2019. Ten candidates (links below) participated. U.S. Senator Cory Gardner and former Governor John Hickenlooper did not. This is part 2, the last half of that forum.

Moderators:

  • Tania Van Pelt, event co-organizer, writer/producer
  • Philip Oke-Thomas, President UCCS College Democrats
  • Brent Wilkerson, Vice President, UCCS College Democrats
  • Keah Schuenemann, Professor of Meteorology at Metropolitan State University

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This episode is courtesy of Pikes Peak Group of the Sierra Club. The Pikes Peak Group is part of the Colorado Chapter of the Sierra Club and represents members in the greater Pikes Peak region as well as communities to the east and west of the region. The purpose of the Sierra Club is to explore, enjoy, and protect the wild places of the earth; to practice and promote responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources; and to educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.

We invite you to join in our events, hikes, and discussions. For more information about the Group’s activities and events, follow Pikes Peak Group of the Sierra Club on Facebook (links below).

UPCOMING ENVIRONMENTAL EVENTS:

Peak Environment PodfestOctober 19, 2019, Noon to 4 pm Stargazers Theatre & Event CenterJoin the live audience participating in 3 podcast episodes More Info Learn from 3 important panels at this free event:

  • Groundwater Contamination (firefighting foam - PFAS)
  • Making Local Food Flourish
  • Colorado Springs' Energy Future

Green Drinks Thursday, October 24, 2019 5:30 to 7:30 pm Westside Community Center1628 W Bijou St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 Get a garden tour. Refreshments provided $5 donation requested

Pikes Peak Environmental ForumThe Dark Side of Renewable EnergyOctober 25, 2019 Noon to 2 pmMargarita at Pine Creek 7350 Pine Creek Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80919 Event is free; you buy your lunch RSVP here; very important

The following environment/sustainability organizations in the Pikes Peak region collaborate to produce the Peak Environment podcast about environmental stewardship, sustainable living and enlightened public policy in the Pikes Peak Region.

Green Cities Coalition

Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future

Pikes Peak Environmental Forum

Pikes Peak Library District Green Team

Pikes Peak Group of Sierra Club

Pikes Peak Permaculture

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