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Hinesburg Community Monthly Social Potluck

Thursday, November 15th at 6pm

This Month’s Potluck will discuss:

Biofuels: Blessing or Curse?

Hinesburg resident and Global Justice Ecology Project Research Biologist and Biofuels Specialist, Rachel Smolker will present on the social and environmental impacts of replacing fossil fuels with biofuels (also called agrofuels).  She will also speak about work being done around the world on the issue of biofuels, from Indonesia to Brazil to the U.S.

Rachel is preparing a report on biofuels to be released at this year’s United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bali, Indonesia in December.  The report will be co-produced by Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) and Global Forest Coalition (GFC).

Earlier this year Rachel wrote a biofuels briefing leaflet From Meals to Wheels for GJEP and GFC that has been published in five languages.  She also helped organize two biofuels workshops at the U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta, GA this summer.

Where: Carpenter-Carse Library, Ballards Corner Road, Hinesburg

Please bring a dish to share and a beverage of your choice. Please join us every month through next spring for the Hinesburg Community Potlucks.

For more information call 482-2689 or write info@gjep2020.local.