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Taking Action on Climate: Subtraction is Action!
February 3, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
With a little planning and intentionally reshaping our habits, we can often do more with less, to the benefit of our children, grandchildren, families, and friends. Learn how Maine is leading the nation in requiring producers to reduce packaging waste. Start the new year with resolve and action! Learn how YOU can make a difference on these urgent issues.
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Our Moderator for the series is Tim Glidden, recently retired from serving as President of Maine Coast Heritage Trust since 2011. Prior to that, he led the Land for Maine’s Future program and has been active on the environmental scene in Maine since 1983.
Subtraction is Action Speakers:
Leidy Klotz studies how we transform things from how they are to how we want them to be. His research on the science of design has appeared in both Nature and Science, and he has written for The Washington Post, Fast Company, LitHub, The Globe and Mail, and The Behavioral Scientist.
Chrissy Adamowicz, Natural Resource Council of Maine’s Sustainable Maine Outreach Coordinator, helps communities achieve NRCM’s sustainability goals. Prior to working at NRCM, Chrissy promoted sustainability in Androscoggin County through healthy eating and active living initiatives. She has a bachelor’s degree in Ecology and Environmental Science from the University of Maine and a Master’s degree in Sustainable Communities from Northern Arizona University.
The Cathance River Education Alliance (CREA) and Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust (BTLT) are co-sponsoring a six-part weekly series on climate in January and February. The goal of this series is to inspire people to:
- Take action to slow and hopefully reverse climate change
- Actively support efforts to address climate change at all levels (public, private, local, state, federal)
- Talk to friends, family, and others about climate solutions.
2022 Taking Action on Climate Virtual Sessions:
Session 1: Climate Inaction and Disinformation | January 6, 2022
Session 2: Maine Won’t Wait | January 13, 2022
Session 3: What’s On Your Dinner Plate? | January 20, 2022
Session 4: Do Something! | January 27, 2022
Session 5: Subtraction is Action! | February 3, 2022
Session 6: Building Resilience in Challenging Times | February 17, 2022