The Clean Energy Fund and the Environmental Program invite you to attend a lecture by:
Tim DeChristopher: Bidder 70
“The Energy Revolution”
Monday, October 28
Doors Open at 6:30
Ira Allen Chapel, UVM
Free & open to the public. No tickets required.
Also join us for
Fim Screening of Bidder 70
Thursday, October 24
A film about Tim’s act of civil disobedience and subsequent time in prison
Cosponsored by 350Vermont
Tim DeChristopher is an environmental activist and founder of Peaceful Uprising. In 2010 Tim bid on 22,000 acres of fragile land in southern Utah at a government oil and gas lease auction. He was arrested and convicted of fraud. He served two years in prison for his act of civil disobedience. Recently released from prison, Tim is inspiring people across the country to stand up against extreme energy extraction.
Sponsored by the Clean Energy Fund at the Office of Sustainability, UVM with cosponsors the Environmental Program, the Rubenstein School for Environment and Natural Resources, Renewable Energy Vermont, the Gund Institute, CDAE, VPIRG, Vermont Natural Resources Council, and 350Vermont.
This event is part of the The Energy Action Seminar Series
The Energy Action Seminar Series is a weekly seminar series on Monday afternoons in the fall of 2013 exploring ways to get to 90% renewable energy in Vermont by 2050. Featuring world-class speakers on policy options, political controversy, costs and benefits, activism, and jobs. Get educated about Vermont’s energy future!
More information and schedule at
http://www.uvm.edu/sustain/cef/cef-projects/energy-action-seminar or contact Joan White, firstname.lastname@example.org.