The wildfires in Australia and the flooding of Indonesia and Venice are examples of tragic climate events that have raised alarm bells across the globe. Climate change is here in real time and will feed an increasing number of devastating, extreme weather events. Facing inaction on climate legislation at the federal level, state and local governments must pick up the slack.
Join the League of Women Voters of Newton (LWVN) together with the Leagues of Framingham, Needham, Wayland, Wellesley and Weston, when they co-host a community conversation you won’t want to miss! You’ll learn how Massachusetts can join other states and hundreds of cities across the country working to reduce carbon emissions which is “Job One” if we are to avert the worst impacts of climate change.
Discussion topics will include:
- The current state of client change science and the implications for society
- The current status and importance of the regional transportation and climate initiative
- The plan to help transition gas utilities to delivery of clean, safe, renewable energy and the importance of the FUTURE Act
To present this topic, they’ve assembled an outstanding panel that includes Craig Altemose, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Better Future Project; Jordan Stutt, Carbon Programs Director of the Acadia Center; and Audrey Schulman, Co-founder and Executive Director of HEET (Home Energy Efficiency Team) and/or Zeyneb Magavi (Director, HEET). State Senator Cynthia Creem, a sponsor of the FUTURE ACT, will be attending as well and providing remarks.
Scandinavian Cultural Center
February. 26th, 7:00 – 9:00 pm