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Happy Earth Day! Today at 10:00 a.m. a panel discussion on working towards sustainable solutions will be held in Speakers’ Corner of Falvey Memorial Library. Panelists who have devoted their careers to some aspect of sustainability will discuss their work. The challenges and opportunities of working daily to address environmental issues will be discussed. Questions and discussion between panelists and the audience are encouraged. A light continental breakfast will be provided.

Panelists will include the following:

JoAnn Garbin KnowE, Aircuity, Sustainable Business Network

David Masur PennEnvironment

Brenda Gotanda Manko Gold, Katcher & Fox LLP

Rob Fleming Engineering & Design Institute, Philadelphia University

Adam Agalloco Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Sustainability

*Moderated by Liesel Schwarz, Villanova University Sustainability Manager*

This event, co-sponsored by Falvey Memorial Library and the Earth Day Committee, is free and open to the public.

See here for more acitivties in celebration of Earth Day 2015 at Villanova University.

To dig deeper into Earth Day celebrations, sustainability and climate resources, and to get involved, check out the links below selected by Merrill Stein, liaison librarian for geography and political science.

Dig Deeper

United States/North America

Earth Day Across America – see what’s happening in your state
Original Earth Day – on the first Earth Day
Climate Central – sea level rise
EPA Earth Day
North American Carbon Program – interagency coordinated program


International Mother Earth Day
Earth Day Network – economic growth and sustainability join hands
World Health Day – World Health Organization
Global Citizen Earth Day
GEO Carbon Strategy
Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

Tools and Social Media

Facebook Earth Day – It’s our turn to lead
Carbon Tracker – NOAA
Globe at Night – impact of light pollution


Past Falvey Blogs




Dig Deeper links selected by Merrill Stein, liaison librarian for geography and political science.



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