SEA is sponsoring something they call EarthFest (like an Earth Week, only slightly longer).

Check this out:

Sunday, April 13th – Panel of Speakers, Congressman Markey, 4-6:30 P.M.
A panel preceded by Congressman Edward Markey, chair of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, will speak and then be followed after refreshments by a panel discussing the profitability of the green revolution. This panel will feature Mr. Steven Strong, President and Founder of Solar Design Associates, who will discuss his projects at the UN and the White House and Dr. Mark Rentschler, Director of Institutional Greening Programs for the NGO Green Seal.

Sunday, April 13th – Senator John Kerry, Noon-2 P.M.
Senator John Kerry will discuss his experiences with environmental and sustainability
legislation in the United States Senate.

Full EarthFest schedule under the fold…

(hat tip to ARCblog)

Schedule:

Sunday, April 6th – Charles River Cleanup, 11 A.M.-2 P.M.
The Annual Charles River Cleanup, a collaboration by SEA and Boston-area groups such as the Charles River Watershed Association, will clean up our portion of the Charles River in order to protect, preserve, and enhance the health, beauty, and enjoyment of the Charles River and its watershed.

Wednesday, April 9th – Focus Brandeis, All Day
A day for Brandeis professors to voluntarily open their lecture with discussion about the applications and implications of climate change to the topic of their particular class. Focus Brandeis will facilitate an interdisciplinary academic understanding of climate change.

Thursday, April 10th – Environmental Career Panel, 5-7 P.M.
A panel of environmental activists and professionals will discuss what an environmental career actually means and how students can get involved now with these kinds of organizations.

Friday, April 11th – Eco Shabbat, 7:30-9:30 P.M.
A Shabbat sponsored by Hillel where all the dishware and materials used in preparing and serving for Shabbat will be biodegradable. This will be followed by Rabbi Siemenowitz from Teva discussing the connection between Jewish law and our responsibility to protect the planet. The Rabbi will interact with students at lunch and fireless bonfire on Saturday. [Does anybody know what that is?]

Sunday, April 13th – Panel of Speakers, Congressman Markey, 4-6:30 P.M.
A panel preceded by Congressman Edward Markey, chair of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, will speak and then be followed after refreshments by a panel discussing the profitability of the green revolution. This panel will feature Mr. Steven Strong, President and Founder of Solar Design Associates, who will discuss his projects at the UN and the White House and Dr. Mark Rentschler, Director of Institutional Greening Programs for the NGO Green Seal.

Sunday, April 13th – Senator John Kerry, Noon-2 P.M.
Senator John Kerry will discuss his experiences with environmental and sustainability
legislation in the United States Senate.

Tuesday, April 15th – Waste-Free Picnic, Noon-2 P.M.
SEA is holding its “Waste-Free Picnic” for the entire campus on the Great Lawn. Free
food will be served on Frisbees and trash will be minimized in creating this fun event for all of the Brandeis community.

Wednesday, April 16th – Concluding Speaking Event, 7-9 P.M.
Ross Gelbspan, investigative journalist and environmental advocate, will discuss his role in the documentary “Everything’s Cool.”

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