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April 22, 2011
Cheryl Reitan, Director, UMD Public Relations and Marketing 218 726-8996
Jessica Saxton, Coordinator, UMD Honors Program 218 726-6776

UMD Global Energy Action Forum

The UMD Honors Program is hosting "Facing the Challenge: A Global Energy Action Forum" starting on Wednesday, April 27 at 6 p.m. with a welcome reception in the UMD Griggs Center.

Thursday, April 28 at 9:45 a.m. the forum will continue in Griggs Center, beginning with a welcome address by honors student Greg Reynolds . The forum will continue with a keynote address and three panel discussions on the role of bio-fuels, nuclear energy, and renewable/sustainable options.

A public discussion on the global climate change and the role of CO2 from the burning of fossil fuels includes a dialog between Regents' Professor Tom Johnson (UMD) and Chris Walcek (State University of New York at Albany).

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about the event, the speakers, and the schedule, see

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