Green Week

April 14th, 2008

Going green and need some inspiration? Check out the list of speakers and discussion forums, activities and campus service projects during Green Week, April 11-22.


There will be events every day; some selected ones include:

Monday, April 14

Clean Car Show and Fair-trade Coffee and Chocolate Tasting
(11:00AM – 4:00PM)
Library Mall


It’s Not Easy Being Green: The Role of Narrative and Myth in Ecological Economics with speaker, Professor Timothy F.H. Allen
(beginning at 6:00 PM)
180 Science Hall


Conscious Consumerism Discussions
(three during the week with first meeting at 4:00-5:00PM)
Memorial Union, Lakefront on Langdon


Wednesday, April 16

Wisconsin’s Inconvenient Truth
An Inconvenient Truth tailored to Wisconsin-specific environmental issues
(5:00-6:30PM)
Room 1A, Gordon Commons


Saturday, April 19

Environmental Justice Mini Conference
(noon-5:00PM)
Grainger Hall

Sunday, April 20

Earth Festival
Music, performances and information tables
(9:00AM – 5:00 PM)
Library Mall

Film Screening of The 11th Hour
Film explores how humanity impacts the earth’s ecosystems and what can be done to change a destructive course. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio.
(2:00 PM)
Memorial Union, Play Circle Theater