Thursday, December 13, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
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 Dec. 13 talk is David Sobel (known as “The Father of Place-Based Education”). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. $35 for Phipps and Green Building Alliance members, Tri-State Area School Study Council students, and other students with valid IDs; $50 for nonmembers. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
NATO's chief Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that although members are intent to join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State but the group insists they will not deploy combat troops. President Trump is expected to pressure NATO to do more to fight extremists in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan when he meets his allied counterparts in Brussels on May 25. The President has threatened to leave NATO if member states do not follow through with pledges to increase their contributions to the Alliance both financially and militarily.
Which do you blame more for the low voter turnout last Tuesday?