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392 and Rising Getting to 350 RallyCampus Calendar

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Saturday, September 24, 2011
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: ESF Quad

Event Description: Event image.350 Rally Schedule

10 - 10:20 a.m.
On the SUNY-ESF Quad participants will form the number 350 to symbolize the importance of getting the CO2 concentration back to 350 ppm. In case of rain the number 350 will still be formed outside but the presentations starting at 10:20 will be moved to Marshall Auditorium.

Note for media: The 3rd floor of Bray Hall will be accessible for taking photos of the human 350 figure.

10:20 a.m.
Neil Murphy, SUNY-ESF president, will speak on the dangers of the increasing concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere and the impact on climate change.

10:30 - 10:50 a.m.
Andrew Maxwell, City of Syracuse director of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, and Matthew Millea, Onondaga County deputy county executive for Physical Services, will present on City and County efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

10:50 - 11 a.m.
Samuel Gordon, CNY Energy Smart communications coordinator, will talk about personal commitment and ask people to take the ENERGY STAR Pledge. Participants will be able to sign paper copies of the pledge stating their commitment to reduce emissions through energy conservation actions.

GreeningUSA and CNY Energy Smart are organizational partners for the 350 Rally. The SUNY-ESF Environmental Studies Student Organization is cosponsoring the event as part of the ESF Alumni & Family Fall BBQ activities scheduled that day.

Paul Otteson

Sponsor: GreeningUSA, CNY Energy Smart

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