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The Village Men’s Group Presents: “How Will Illinois Go Green?” with Dr. Arjun Makhijani

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Members & Guests – free. To RSVP, please scroll down. The day before the discussion, a confirmation email with Zoom details will be sent to registered attendees.

Join The Village Men’s Group in hearing from noted energy advocate, Dr. Arjun Makhijani on the critical issues of “How Will Illinois Go Green?”

Dr. Arjun Makhijani, President of Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, holds a Ph.D. in engineering (specialization: nuclear fusion) from the University of California at Berkeley. He has produced many studies and articles on nuclear fuel cycle related issues, including weapons production, testing, and nuclear waste, over the past twenty years. He is the principal author of the first study ever done (completed in 1971) on energy conservation potential in the U.S. economy. Most recently, Dr. Makhijani has authored Carbon-Free and Nuclear-Free: A Roadmap for U.S. Energy Policy (IEER Press), the first analysis of a transition to a U.S. economy based completely on renewable energy, without any use of fossil fuels or nuclear power. He is the principal editor of Nuclear Wastelands and the principal author of Mending the Ozone Hole, both published by MIT Press.

Please note: while hosted by the Village Men’s Group, this program is open to members & guests of all genders.


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Wednesday, July 13, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Chicago, IL United States
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