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Drawdown Learn: Teaching a Solutions-Based Approach to Climate Change, Wine & Chees Reception

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Name: Drawdown Learn: Teaching a Solutions-Based Approach to Climate Change, Wine & Chees Reception
Date: October 19, 2018
Time: 7:15 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
Friends, Can everyday people help reduce greenhouse gases and reverse global warming? A live screening on Friday, Oct. 19 in Hudson, N.Y. shows how it’s both possible and practical. The live stream of "Drawdown Learn: Teaching a Solutions-Based Approach to Climate Change,” features environmentalist and entrepreneur Paul Hawken and other experts. The “Drawdown Learn” event, organized by Citizens’ Climate Lobby in collaboration with Spacesmith architect Wendy Wisbrun and presented by Omega Center for Sustainable Living, details what is called "perhaps the most unexpected and hopeful development in the critical effort to reverse global warming.” The live stream and refreshments take place at the Hudson Area Library in Hudson, N.Y. In the live video presentation, Project Drawdown’s executive director Hawken will highlight findings of this global coalition organized with a singular goal: to reverse global warming. In 2017, the group mapped, measured and modeled the 100 most substantive solutions to reach “drawdown," the point in time when atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases start to decline. Following Hawken’s overview, a panel discussion with Project Drawdown's expert team will lay out next steps in developing the tools, training and curriculum needed to help communities join the fight for climate action around the world. The workshop offers new ways to understand climate change and new opportunities for making a positive impact.
Hudson Area Library 51 N. 5th Street, Hudson, N.Y. 12534
Date/Time Information:
October 19, 7:15 - 10pm
Contact Information:
About the Organizers: Wendy Wisbrun AIA, LEED AP Spacesmith, Hudson, N.Y. Spacesmith is a leading architecture and interior design firm working with people and organizations in the Hudson River Valley, the New York metro area, and beyond. Wendy Wisbrun AIA, LEED AP, is an associate and registered architect at Spacesmith Hudson, where she works on building projects, homes and public facilities that positively impact the community, save energy, and protect the environment. Karen Frishkoff Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Columbia County Citizens' Climate Lobby is a nonprofit, grassroots organization focused on developing the political will for a livable world. CCL trains and supports volunteers to educate elected officials, the media, and the public about a climate solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create jobs. The Columbia County Chapter meets monthly, alternately in Hudson and Chatham. Contact: Wendy Wisbrun, Spacesmith (518) 478-6769 Karen Frishkoff, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (518) 672-7901
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