Monday, April 17, 2006

Trifects of Energy: An Evening with Three Noted Authors:
Sonia Shah, author of “Crude: The Story of Oil”
Michael Kane , investigative journalist, “From the Wilderness”
Carolyn Baker, author of the forthcoming, “US History Uncensord: What Your High School Texbook Didn’t Tell You ”.

Hudson Guild – John Lovejoy Elliott Center
441 West 26 th Street
New York , NY 10001
Tel (212) 760-9800

An opportunity to meet these three brilliant & important writers who have published titles and articles focusing on the energy dilemma. We’ve set up this event to give people an opportunity to meet and speak with them.
Three views from three compelling voices:

What is the true story of oil?
What is the government not telling us?
How much do we really know about our own history?

Reception – 6 -7, food and drinks will be served (no alcohol)

7-10pm – authors will discuss their work, then entertain questions from the audience.

Fee: $25.00, payable online at our registration site or send a check made out to:

Local Energy Solutions, LLC / Five Borough Institute
PO Box 654
New York , NY 10116

Phone: 845.639.8304

Pre-Conference Reception, Dinner – Wed. April 26th

Location: Wai Cafe, 583 Avenue of the Americas ( 6 th Ave. ) between 16 th and 17 th Streets. (212).414.2003.

Reception – Food and conversation with the speakers who arrive in town early (we’ll announce who later) at Café Wai from 6 – 8. Cost for this is $50.

Dinner – Pre Conference Dinner with the panelists – limited to 20 people. Have a chance to dine in an intimate warm setting where we’ve held our meetups for the year with 10 of our panelists. Cost is $125

Attend both reception and the Dinner for $150. Or you can choose the Full Package for $400 which includes reception, dinner and a 3 day ticket to the conference. To register for any of these events, please visit our registration site.

After the conference:

Permaculture: An Introduction
A two-day course with Geoff Lawton and Andrew Jones

“Permaculture (permanent agriculture) is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems. It is theharmonious integration of landscape and people providing their food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way.” – Bill Mollison

April 30-May 1 9am-5pm
$250/Lunch Included

April 30th at
Neighborhood Preservation Center
232 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003

May 1st at
Sixth Street Community Center
638 East Sixth Street (between Avenue B & C)
New York, NY 10009

Make checks out to:
Local Energy Solutions LLC
PO BOx 654
New York, NY 10116

For more information email Philip Botwinick at