september, 2018

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

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Event Details

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

Time

(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

North Beach Library

850 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

Organizer

Environment AmericaAndrea McGimsey, amcgimsey@environmentamerica.org, 703-477-4722

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