Brain Café


Brain Cafe Mug Revised 2 cropped sidesThe book club concept goes viral with this popular series! Watch a video lecture and/or read selected brief articles, then meet at the Gershman Y to discuss the topic.

Brain Café: Solar and Wind Power – Pros, Cons, and What’s Next?
The Gershman Y
Tuesday, August 11
7:00 pm
Cost: $5
Click here to register or call 215-545-4400

Solar and wind power are key options in the discussion of alternative energy sources, with increasing opportunities for both in the Greater Philadelphia region. Solar and wind power each come with a variety of environmental costs and benefits. Are these viable alternatives, and how likely is the increased use of either option in our region?

To prepare for this Brain Café session, please watch the two very brief videos and read the two articles from The Philadelphia Inquirer below:

“Pros and Cons of Solar Power” (2 minute video)

“Pros and Cons of Wind Power” (2 minute video)

“Solar Looks for a Sunny Outlook in PA”Philadelphia Inquirer

“Philadelphia Eagles Green: Lincoln Financial Field Generating Energy with Solar Panels, Turbines”Philadelphia Inquirer