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July 2019

TEKPark Meeting » Electric Vehicles – Ask the Owner/Operators

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
TEK Park, 9999 Hamilton Blvd.
Breinigsville, PA 18031 us

(Please note EARLIER THAN USUAL START TIME. Cars available in parking lot for your look-and-see!) Thinking of going Electric? Excited by the incredible acceleration? Wowed by the low operating cost? Amazed by the low maintenance? Wanting to stick it to the Fossil Fuel Man? Or just thinking about our planet and its future? MAREA wants to help put you in the driver’s seat of that new or used electric car. Come talk to the owners and operators of electric cars…

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August 2019

Book Discussion » Book Discussion: The Wizard and the Prophet

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley
Kutztown, PA us

The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World by Charles C. Mann (Knopf; 1st edition (January 23, 2018) Charles Mann explores two central, but not widely known, protagonists in our climate change dilemma and, in that process, provokes the question we need to ask ourselves: what values and beliefs do we carry into our assessment of climate change?  Will we invent our way out of it or will we learn a new…

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Other Organizations' Events » Greater Lehigh Valley Renewable Energy Expo

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DeSales University Conference Center, 2755 Station Ave
Center Valley, PA 18034
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FREE

Let’s All Flip the Switch to Cleaner, Safer Energy! Join local energy advocates, consultants, and installers on Thurs, Aug 22nd at DeSales University to learn about the clean energy options available for your home, school, municipal facility, or business. We invite you to tour exhibitors anytime between 6-9pm. Be sure to join us for a panel about Our Clean Energy Future from 7-8pm to hear how we can keep pushing to make the vision of Greater Lehigh Valley Renewable Energy…

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TEKPark Meeting » The Rapidly Shifting Future of US Wind Energy

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TEK Park, 9999 Hamilton Blvd.
Breinigsville, PA 18031 us

Speaker: Abby L Watson, Head of Government Affairs, North America, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy The electricity industry worldwide is in the midst of transformational change. Between policy commitments to clean energy, corporate sustainability leadership, and a growing urgency surrounding climate change, the business of generating electricity has never seen such rapid shifts. Electricity generation is now about so much more than producing electrons - those electrons must be clean, delivered when they are needed, and will come from increasingly intermittent…

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September 2019

TEKPark Meeting » DR. MICHAEL MANN – A Return To The Madhouse: Climate Change Denial in the Age of Trump

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TEK Park, 9999 Hamilton Blvd.
Breinigsville, PA 18031 us
FREE

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Dr. Michael Mann will be at the United Nations Climate Change Summit in NYC when he speaks to MAREA on Sept 24. His presentation will be live on the big screen at TEK Park. In addition to his planned remarks, Dr. Mann will give an update on the Summit and take questions from the TEK Park audience. For this very special event (rescheduled from May), our speaker is Dr. Michael Mann, a lead contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

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October 2019

Other MAREA Event » Climate on Tap with Senator Judy Schwank

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kutztown Tavern, 272 W Main St
Kutztown, PA 19530 us

Senator Schwank is an environmental and climate champion in the state legislature and was an early co-sponsor of state-wide legislation to transition PA to 100% Renewable Energy. Join us to discuss your concerns about PA's environment & climate, take action and enjoy FREE appetizers and cash bar! Attendees & Sponsors: State Senator Judy Schwank, PennEnvironment, Conservation Voters of PA, Moms Clean Air Force - PA, the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association, Reading for 100, Citizens Climate Lobby - Lehigh Valley, The…

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MAREA Tree Planting

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Berks Nature, 575 St. Bernadine Street
Reading, 19607 United States
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Free

Looking for ways to personally address climate change?  Why not help us plant trees!  Every tree sequesters carbon dioxide, helps moderate our local temperatures, supports ecosystems and brings us together.  In this case, we are also helping to build a riparian buffer along Angelica Creek.  For this tree planting project,  we are assisting Berks Nature on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10AM to noon. If you would like to participate, please contact Ray Kadingo at raykadingo@aol.com to be sure the…

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Other Organizations' Events » Chester County Clean Energy Open House Tour

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Chester County Clean Energy Tour is a series of FREE, public open houses all across the county to demonstrate how Chester County homes, schools and businesses are using solar, wind, geothermal, passive solar design, and energy efficiency to be energy independent. Chester County ranks #2 in solar installations in PA and employs over 8500 men and women in clean energy related jobs. Includes more than two dozen Clean Energy Open Houses divided into 4 circuits which cover the eastern, northern, southern,…

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MAREA Brings Solar Tour to TEK Park!

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TEK Park, 9999 Hamilton Blvd.
Breinigsville, PA 18031 us

Thinking of going solar? Something about solar you’ve been wanting to ask? This is a great chance to see and learn about many local solar installations directly from the system owners...while you remain comfortably seated viewing pictures and information on the big screen at TEK Park! Each system owner will give a short presentation on aspects of their system that they believe will be of most interest and use to others, and then be happy to answer your questions. The…

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November 2019

MAREA Book Discussion – The Tipping Point

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kutztown Community Library, 70 Bieber Alley
Kutztown, PA us
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Author of five New York Times bestsellers, Malcolm Gladwell takes us inside that magic moment when an idea or behavior catches fire and takes hold in society, showing us what makes trends successful. In this fascinating narrative, he helps us appreciate key ingredients to that magic potion. Perhaps The Tipping Point will help unlock some of the magic needed to address climate change as we explore prospective insights in our on-going journey to make a more sustainable future.

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