Worldchanging Book Tour Comes to New York

Just a reminder that the Worldchanging Book tour is continuing in New York City tomorrow night at 6:30pm with a panel discussion at the Urban Center titled: "WorldChanging: Models, Tools and Ideas for Creating a Sustainable Future".

It should be a great place to learn more about local solutions to our unfolding energy and environmental crises.

And then on Wednesday at 7pm at All Souls Unitarian Church (80th Street and Lexington Avenue) please come if you can to the Upper Green Side Meeting where Ben Jervey, author of The Big Green Apple will speak about the new generation of urban environmentalists.

WorldChanging: Models, Tools and Ideas for Creating a Sustainable Future

Date: Tuesday, November 28
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: The Urban Center, 457 Madison Ave., between 50 and 51 Streets
Transit: B/D/F/V to 47-50th St./Rockefeller Center; E/V/6 to Lexington Ave.-51st. Street
For more information: please contact Emily Gertz, egertz -AT-

Join New York-based contributors to WorldChanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.), the new book poised to be the Whole Earth Catalog for this millennium, to explore and discuss some of the most pressing problems of the next hundred years -- and some of the most exciting solutions. WorldChanging: A User's Guide for the 21st Century will be available for purchase.

Moderator: Wendy E. Brawer, founder and executive director of the Green Map System. Contributors will include:

David Bornstein, on changing the world via social entrepreneurship

Patrick Di Justo, on strengthening developing-world communities through educating girls and empowering women

Jill Fehrenbacher, on green lighting, interiors, furniture and decor for the home

Emily Gertz, on emerging technologies for citizen environmental monitoring and political activism

Emeka Okafor, on science and technology collaborations between nations in the global South

Evening co-sponsored by the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, The Architectural League, and the Municipal Art Society's Urban Center Books. Reception to follow, courtesy of Urban Center Books.