Tuesday, December 1, 2015

FORUM: Taking Climate Action - Future of Western NY

WHEN: TUESDAY, December 8, 5:30pm Networking & more; 6:30pm Panel Discussion

WHERE: Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humbolt Parkway [Map]

The WNY Environmental Alliance’s annual Environmental Congress is a future-oriented forum, exploring innovative solutions for a cleaner and sustainable WNY.

We're bringing together a panel of climate action leaders for a proactive and critical discussion of solutions being offered, their impacts on the WNY community and implications for climate justice. The panel represents a range of perspectives, including environment, science, social justice, local government, faith, labor and business.

Join us on December 8 at 5:30 pm!

There will be networking, refreshments and an exhibition of local projects demonstrating climate innovation. Also view the fantastic Museum of Science second floor exhibits that will be open to our guests.

RSVP HERE to attend

The panel discussion will begin at 6:30 pm  

- Business  – Joseph Mendelson, Director, Policy & Electricity Markets and Regulatory Counsel, SolarCity
- Environment – Adrienne Bermingham, Roots & Shoots Program Coordinator, The Jane Goodall Institute
- Social Justice – Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project
- Public Sector – Brendan Mehaffy, Executive Director, Buffalo Office of Strategic Planning
- Science – Jason Briner, Associate Prof. of Geology, University at Buffalo
- Labor and Economic Justice – Franchelle C. Hart, Executive Director, Open Buffalo
Moderator – Robert Shibley, Dean of the UB School of Architecture and Planning; One Region Forward
RSVP HERE to attend

Check out the Event and Activity on Facebook

- Rise up for Climate Justice Campaign of WNY: visit their website and Facebook page 
- WNY Sustainable Business Roundtable: visit their website

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