[SPN-Discussion] Wed. Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. Sierra Club: DRIVE ELECTRIC event

Elisa Dicaprio lisa.dicaprio at nyu.edu
Thu Sep 7 13:24:22 PDT 2017

Dear all: Please consider attending this Wednesday, September 13, 6:30 p.m.
Sierra Club event on Electric Vehicles:

*Celebrates National Drive Electric Week with Co-sponsor NYC DOT.*

A small sampling of Electric Vehicles will be exhibited at 6:30 PM in front
of Seafarers & International House
A panel discussion of Electric Vehicle Considerations will follow ( see
details below)

*DATE and TIME: Wednesday, September 13 *
*                       Refreshments and on street viewing at 6:30 PM*
*                       Program at 7 PM*

*PLACE: Seafarers and International House *
123 East 15th Street, Manhattan

*John Voelcker* - Editor and Founder of Green Car Reports
*John Shipman* - Con Ed Dept. Manager of Demand Management, Electric
Vehicle programs
*Zach Kahn*, Northeastern Sales Director, BYD
*Judah Aber*, Founder and Principal at EB Start
*Ben Mandel*, Renewable Energy Policy Advisor at NYC Mayor's Office of
*Come learn about: *
* see  more details at the end of this e-mail*
* Electric Cars currently on the market
* Electric Buses and Trucks
* Electric Vehicle Policy
* Range, Charging, Environmental Benefits
* Incentives - Federal - NY State
* Needed Advocacy

*Transportation is now the sector that contributes the most greenhouse gas
pollution in the US. *Electricity in NY is more than 25 % renewable, making
electrification of the transportation sector a crucial part of the climate
change and clean air solution.

*The Sierra Club encourages the use of mass transit to minimize personal
driving*, but we must be sure that NY's largest transit agency is
transitioning swiftly to the cleanest transit buses on the market electric.

*Come learn more about how electric buses compare to diesel, diesel hybrid
and natural gas options,* get an introduction to electric trucks and to
policy needed to reduce air pollution and emissions.

Dr. Lisa DiCaprio
Associate Director of Curriculum
Clinical Associate Professor of Social Sciences
NYU School of Professional Studies
Paul McGhee Division
7 East 12th Street, Room 623G
New York, NY 10003
(212) 998-7118
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