Ecologic Meeting September 2, 2014

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Agenda

Minutes

Intro

  • Jesse
    • President
    • senior
    • Business major with minor in Sustainability Studies
    • Sees climate change as biggest issue for our generation
  • Diana
    • Vice President
    • Junior
    • Psych major with Sustainability Studies minor and another minor
  • Elizabeth
    • Former president
    • Fifth year coterminal
    • BS Sustainability Studies with minors in Economics and Architectural History; MS Ecological Economics, Values, and Policy
    • Grew up in CA
  • Fiona
    • Sophomore
    • Environmental engineer
    • Alternative energy
  • Natalie
    • Sophomore
    • PDI/SUST
    • Why do we waste?
  • Alex R
    • Treasurer
    • sophomore
    • Promoting environmentalism
  • Kathy
    • Freshman
    • undeclared engineering
    • Likes living on Earth, we should take care of it
  • Kyle
    • Freshman
    • Undeclared engineering
    • Listened to punk bands that got him into environmental causes
  • Karel
    • Freshman
    • environmental engineer
    • climate change and general sustainability
  • Laura
    • Freshman
    • undeclared engineering
    • alternative energy

Eco-Princess Festival

  • We hold Earthfest in spring; start a fall event
  • Designed to show girls that princesses do more than just dress pretty
  • Ideas
    • Show more than just females: wall-e for waste, superheroes
    • Challenge gender stereotypes as well and get RPA involved?
    • Talk to Big Brothers Big Sisters about getting involved

People's Climate March

  • Kyle saw a Facebook post about it and is curious
  • Not organized or associated with EcoLogic
  • Link (no spaces): bit <dot> ly / PCM Troy
  • Buses...Vasudha is doing it
  • Natalie--printing t-shirts with People's Climate March
  • Bill McKibben speech at U-Albany on September 16 at 2:30
  • Elizabeth send Ecotalk emails