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      Climate, Energy and Food: A Recipe for Action in Sunnyvale


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      May 22, 2019

      Wednesday   6:00 PM

      550 East Remington Drive
      Sunnyvale, California 94087

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      Climate, Energy and Food: A Recipe for Action

      Do personal actions and choices to live more sustainably make a difference? Today's youth will feel the impacts of climate change in the future but have the chance to do something about it now. Join Professor Eugene Cordero to learn how burrito math and engaging superheroes can inspire adults and youth to curb climate change. Event features local youth speakers Grace Muresan, Peri Plantenberg, and Anushka Sanyal. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the 2019 Earth Day Poster Contest Winner Showcase! Light refreshments will be served. Event begins at 7 p.m. Eugene Cordero is a climate scientist and professor in the Department of Meteorology and Climate Science at San José State University. Eugene’s research focuses on understanding the long-term climate changes through observations and atmospheric models. Eugene is also the founder and director of Green Ninja, an organization that creates educational experiences to help students design a more sustainable world. Grace Muresan is a sixth-grade student at Peterson Middle School. She is an experienced creative writer with a passion for science, technology, and sustainable living. She is on the editorial board for Actions in Spotlight, a non-profit organization for junior writers addressing the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and a Young Scholar at the Davidson Institute for Talent Development. Peri Plantenberg is a ninth-grade student at Homestead High School. With other Bay Area youth, she helped organize the 2019 San José Youth Climate March to demand that government take action to end the climate crisis. She enjoys writing, running and encouraging her friends and family to reduce their carbon footprints. Anushka Sanyal is a tenth-grade student at Homestead High School and the President of Green-Ops, Homestead High School’s environmental service and sustainability club. Anushka is passionate about biology, conducting Alzheimer’s research, and volunteering as a senior center caregiver and high school tutor. Free event sponsored by City of Sunnyvale and the Sunnyvale Sustainability Commission. Questions? Contact 408-730-7717 or green@sunnyvale.ca.gov.

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