Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Why the Environment Matters to the Economy

The Bottom Line: Why the Environment Matters to the Economy and What Judaism Has To Say About It

Professor Mitch Small, one of the nation's most respected environmental experts, will describe research on the economic benefits of natural assets such as clean air, clean water, erosion control, and flood protection. He'll spell out the consequences of damaging or destroying ecosystems.

Elements of Jewish teaching will be applied to issues such as coral reef protection, mountaintop mining, riverfront open space and energy conservation.

Also featuring Rick Wice, M.S. Geology, on the future of Brownfield Development and Nick Shorr, Ph.D., Agricultural Anthropology, on the frontiers of regional composting.

May 30, 2010 at 7:00 PM at the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill.

RSVP to Liz Roberts at or 412-992-5214

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