The biggest institutional user of fossil fuels in the world is dying to get off oil. Find out why the U.S. military is leading the fight for clean energy. Come see the jaw-dropping short documentary and engage in a Q & A with expert panelists. This 6:30 p.m. screening at Cal State San Marcos is the first of 3 screenings in San Diego County. Join us for an enlightening evening. Here’s the trailer http://www.theburdenfilm.com/trailer
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The troops are crying out, in the words of Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis, “to unleash us from the tether of fuel.” But is Congress listening?
Guest panelists include:
Rear Admiral (ret.) Len Hering is the Executive Director of the Center for Sustainable Energy. He built a team recognized throughout the Department of Defense as the best in environmental protection and sustainable innovation. Within three years, the team reduced energy consumption by nearly 42%, diverted 75% of Navy waste from landfills and reduced water consumption by more than one billion gallons, saving tens of millions of taxpayer dollars.Hering instigated wind, thermal, photovoltaic and conversion technology at all levels in Navy facilities. President Bush awarded Hering a 2005 Presidential Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management in recognition of efforts reducing oil spills and for recycling.
Andrea Marr graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Aerospace Engineering and subsequently served as the Gunnery Officer on two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and as a Nuclear Engineering Officer for a third deployment. She was a 2013 recipient of the White House Champion of Change award for her work in energy as a veteran.
Eve Simmons is an environmental activist and speaker. She has lectured on Climate Change/Disruption for decades and has lobbied for action on these issues both locally and in Washington D.C. Eve serves on San Diego County’s Fish and Wildlife Advisory Commission and is an elected delegate to California’s State Assembly. She’s on the board of Encinitas Environment Day was a board member of San Diego Energy District Foundation and a wildlife guide for the San Diego Zoo.
Dr. Tom English founded TESSI Endangered Species Studies Institute, which works toward decreasing the impact of the current extinction crisis. He is an environmental speaker, a former EPA official, an electrical engineer, an environmental coordinator for Silicon Valley businesses, and a former guest science advisor to The White House.