ONLINECarbon Countdown: Onward! Reaching 2030 Climate Targets

Next Event: May 16, 2023 Free
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Sustainable Middlesex presents a two-part event: “Carbon Countdown 2023: Onward! Reaching our 2030 Climate Targets.” Sustainable Middlesex is a network of grassroots climate action groups focused on public awareness of and advocacy for policies that support climate sustainability, mitigation, and adaptation.

On Friday, May 16, climate chief Melissa Hoffer will speak about an equitable and sustainable future: “A Vision for Massachusetts.” Her talk will be followed by a Q&A session and brief introductions to local community-driven initiatives that will be covered in detail at Saturday’s event.

On Saturday, May 20, Sen. Mike Barrett will talk about connecting citizen activists to the legislative process, as well as connecting the executive branch work to the work of the legislature. His talk will be followed by workshops based on the community-driven initiatives.

You can choose two breakout room options from the following four sessions:

10 a.m.:

  • “Biodiversity: Protecting Ecosystems in Our Backyard and Beyond” with David Morgan
  • “Building Electrification: A Future Without Fossil Fuels” with Anne Wright, BEA facilitator, and Bob Zogg, HeatSmart Alliance facilitator

10:30 a.m.:

  • “Networked Geothermal: Neighborhood Scale Heating and Cooling” with Zeyneb Magavi, co-founder of HEET
  • “Affordable Housing: Healthy, Efficient, Resilient” with Neal Mongold

You will be sent a Zoom link after you register and a few days before the event.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday, May 20, 2023, 9:30 am - 11:00 am


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