Thursday, November 08, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Nov. 8 talk are Bill Reed (nationally recognized consultant and lecturer; president, Integrative Design Collaborative) and Joel Glanzberg (acclaimed author and educator; cofounder and director, Flowering Tree Permaculture Institute). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
President Barack Obama has authorized air strikes inside Syria as part of an effort to root out Islamic State extremists. Meanwhile, Syria has warned the U.S. that it must coordinate with the Syrian government before launching any air strikes on its territory. Some U.S. allies, including the United Kingdom and Germany, have refused to join the planned military campaign. Russia has also warned against targeted air strikes in Syria without the backing of the United Nations.
Should there be an exemption for school districts that are losing substantial revenue due to the federal healthier school lunch overhaul?