May Day is related to the Celtic festival of Beltane and the Germanic festival of Walpurgis Night. May Day falls exactly half a year from November 1, another cross-quarter day which is also associated with various northern European pagan and neopagan festivals such as Samhain. May Day marks the end of the unfarmable winter half of the year in the Northern hemisphere, and it has traditionally been an occasion for popular and often raucous celebrations.
St. Paul - On the 24th of September Minnesotans will be gathering at the State Capitol at 2 pm. We will ride bicycles, We will process with Heart of the Beast puppets. But we won't just be cycling or marching--we'll also be delivering a strong set of demands that can have real political impact.
Moving Planet is a worldwide rally to demand solutions to the climate crisis-a single day to move away from fossil fuels. For too long, our leaders have denied and delayed, compromised and caved. That era must come to an end.
The idea for Moving Planet came from 350.org, a global campaign and network that works with grassroots organizers in 188 countries to mobilize against climate change and for a just future. Moving Planet is a collaborative effort of many organizations, movements, and individuals.
New Energy tells the story of how wind, biofuels, and other renewable energy technologies are contributing to the region’s energy security, economic sustainability, and integrity of our natural resources. This half-hour documentary offers a fresh look at how the Midwest is leading the nation’s transition to a cleaner, safer, more stable, and more secure energy system.
Morris, MN - The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center is hosting a coach bus tour of community-scale renewable energy systems located in west central Minnesota. When considered as a whole, these renewable energy systems present a globally unique learning opportunity.
Dallas, TX - Windustry is pleased to be presenting two posters at WINDPOWER 2010 conference in Dallas, TX. One poster highlights three successful case studies that illustrate how rural electric cooperatives and municipal power entities are successfully incorporating wind energy into their supply mix in innovative ways: Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, Willmar Municipal Utilities in Minnesota, and the Town of Falmouth in Massachusetts.
Dallas, TX - The WINDPOWER 2010 Job Fair, held in conjunction with the WINDPOWER 2010 Conference & Exhibition, connects top wind energy companies with individuals ready to learn more about the opportunities in the wind industry.
Opportunity in wind energy is real and WINDPOWER is doing its part to demonstrate how to get involved in the wind industry by providing the WINDPOWER 2010 Job Fair, and the Careers In Wind Seminars.
Custer, WI - Each year the MREA Energy Fair transforms rural Central Wisconsin into the global hot spot for renewable energy education. The Energy Fair brings over 20,000 people from nearly every state in the U.S. and several countries around the world to learn, connect with others and ready them for action at home. The Energy Fair is the nation's longest running energy education event of its kind.
The Energy Fair features:
Washington, DC - The Sustainable Energy Coalition, in cooperation with Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Caucuses, will host the 13th annual Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum.