12sep10:00 am12:00 pmRed States Rising: Climate Action in the Southeast10:00 am - 12:00 pm North Beach Library Event Organized By: Environment America Event Type:Renewable Energy,TransportationAudience:Open to the Public
From record breaking hurricanes to dozens of smog-ridden air days to millions of acres burned, Americans across the United States are feeling the adverse impacts of global warming.
From record breaking hurricanes to dozens of smog-ridden air days to millions of acres burned, Americans across the United States are feeling the adverse impacts of global warming. With ample sunshine and a lot of clean energy policies on the books. Southeast states and cities are rising up to meet the challenges fueled by warmer temperatures.
Hear from a panel of officials from North Carolina to Florida to learn about the inspiring commitments that cities and states are making to transition to a future powered by clean energy.
Our experts will shed insight on how they are breaking through partisan barriers to take their solutions–from buildings powered by 100% renewable energy to electric vehicles–that are commitment to the Paris Agreement to the next level. Learn about a host of diverse policy gaining traction in state chambers and local board rooms.
Speakers featured in the panel will include:
- Darden Rice, City Council, St Petersburg, Florida
- Chris Castro, Director of Sustainability, Orlando, Florida
- Polly Sattler, Senior Sustainability Planner, Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Georgia
- Senator Erica Smith, District 3, North Carolina
(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Environment AmericaAndrea McGimsey, firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-477-4722