Time to Lead on Climate

Peoples Climate MarchGovernment and media leaders have lagged behind the most significant crisis of our generation: Climate Change. 2015 will conclude with another United Nations Climate Summit, as polar ice caps continue to melt. 2016 includes the election of a new President and Congress from a field pocketed with climate change deniers and agnostics. Meanwhile, California is providing a model for global climate leadership and a greening economy. And millions worldwide are taking to the streets.

How do we accomplish the political change needed to confront Climate Change—and what can you do to help?

Join us to hear leaders from the State and Federal government and the environmental movement discuss in panel discussion format, where we're headed.

Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, will speak via video with a special message for the audience of this event.

Can California’s Climate Model Inspire Global Action in Paris?
UN Climate Delegate Ken Alex, Director of Governor Jerry Brown’s Office of Planning and Research

How Do We Make Climate an Economic Issue Next Year?
Josh Fryday, Chief Operating Officer, NextGen Climate

How Do We Get Congress to Put a Price on Carbon?
Congressman Jared Huffman, Democratic Assistant Whip

Can Grassroots Energy and a Moral Compass Free Us from Fossil Fuels?
Susan Stephenson, Interfaith Power and Light

Audience Q&A moderated by Dominican University President Mary Marcy

$10 Advance, $15 At Door (Sliding scale - no one turned away for lack of funds)

Tickets available on Event websiteLeadonClimate.org

Doors open 6:15. Come early to assure a good seat and learn what you can do about Climate Change from all partner and sponsoring groups

350Marin; Organizing for Action - Marin; Sustainable San Rafael; Marin Conservation League; Golden Gate Electric Vehicle Association; Cool the Earth; Citizens Climate Lobby; Environmental Forum of Marin; Sustainable Marin; Resilient Neighborhoods; Marin School of Environmental Leadership; Shore Up Marin

 

WHEN
November 09, 2015 at 7pm - 9pm
WHERE
Angelico Hall, Dominican University of California
CONTACT
Jody Timms ·
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