Thursday, May 09, 2013
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. The special guest for the May 9 talk, entitled Defying Boundaries: Integrating Sustainability Practices, is David Orr (author, healthy building pioneer, environmental education expert and distinguished professor at Oberlin College). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea next February if its security cannot be guaranteed, their sports minister said on Thursday, the first major doubts by a participating nation about growing North Korean concerns. The games organizer said they're closely monitoring the geopolitical situation, adding that safety is the top priority. Tensions in the region have escalated since North Korea conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test prompting global condemnation.
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