New England Grassroots Climate Action Conference

Starting Date: 11-14-2004
Address

M.I.T. Stata Center
32 Vassar Street (at Main St)
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
United States
781-643-5911
Description
Mass. Climate Action Network & MIT's Students for Global Sustainability present the

4th Annual MA & N.E. GRASSROOTS CLIMATE ACTION CONFERENCE

Sunday, Nov. 14, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
MIT Stata Center, 32 Vassar St, Camb., MA

• Learn what citizens, students, business, towns, and states can and are doing to curb climate change
* Hear about climate protection progress in MA, New England & beyond.
* Seven tracks / 20 + workshops
• Network with climate activists, technical & policy experts.

Keynote Speaker:
Mindy Lubber, Exec. Dir., CERES – Coalition for Environmentally
Responsible Economies, & former US EPA NE Regional Admin.

Program & registration: http://www.massclimateaction.org

Workshops:
* Local climate action plans & GHG reduction strategies
* Climate change science & impacts;
* Transportation Challenges
* Campus sustainability & climate activism
* What’s RGGI?
* School Energy Curricula & Projects.
* Efficiency Fund Dialogue
* Regional Climate Plan & Realities
* Green Power Outreach
* Boston’s Green Building Initiatives
* Social Marketing
* Cape Wind Environmental Impact Report
* Allied Efforts
* Media
* Framing the Climate Message
* Anti-idling campaigns
* Pushing state & regional policy & action
* Organizing Skills - Communications & Fundraising

Registration: $35 by Nov 1, $45 at door; includes breakfast & lunch.

Exhibit tables; student, group & volunteer discounts by arrangement.

Checks payable to: Commonwealth Foundation. Mail to: Michael Charney/MCAN Conf., PO Box 390554, Cambridge, MA 02139.

Program & registration: http://www.massclimateaction.org

FYI: Enviro Calendar: http://www.tufts.edu/tci/Calendar.html
Geographical Scope: Regional
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