Aspen’s AREDay lineup |

Aspen’s AREDay lineup

Staff reportThe Aspen TimesAspen CO Colorado
Courtesy photoThe Aspen Yoga Society and the Shakti Foundation presents Yoga in Action Day, with a mass yoga session on Sunday morning in Paepcke Park.
Patrick Ghidossi |

ASPEN – The ninth annual American Renewable Energy Day (AREDay) opened Thursday and runs through Monday. Events include panel discussions, keynote talks, films, music performances, group yoga and more. Some program highlights (all events are at the St. Regis Aspen unless noted. For a full schedule, go to• Reinventing Fire, by Amory Lovins, founder and chief scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute in Snowmass (today, 5:30 p.m.)• Leadership to Advance a Clean Energy Economy, by Bill Ritter, former Colorado governor (today, 6:45 p.m.)• Renewable Energy in the Military, by Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn (Saturday, 8:45 a.m.)• Panel discussion, Leadership, National Security & Renewable Energy (Saturday, 9:15 a.m.) Panel discussion, Go Big or Go Home! The Billion Dollar Solution: Wall Street to Main Street (Saturday, 12:30 p.m.) Gala Reception, with Mariel Hemingway and Gen. Wesley Clark (Saturday, 8 p.m.)• Time for Plan B, by Lester Brown, founder of Earth Policy Institute (Sunday, 9 a.m.) • Yoga in Action Day, presented with Aspen Yoga Society and the Shakti Foundation (Sunday, 9 a.m., Paepcke Park)• Panel discussion, Local Leadership in Sustainable Energy (Sunday, 11:30 a.m.)• Panel discussion, Water & the West (Sunday, 2:45 p.m.)• Concert by Taj Mahal & the Phantom Blues Band, with an introduction by Gen. Wesley Clark (Sunday, 7 p.m., Wagner Park)• AREDay Film Festival, with guests including Jamie Redford, Taj Mahal, Daryl Hannah and Mike Marolt (Monday, beginning at 10:10 a.m., Pitkin County Library)

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