Climate Emergency Teach-In
Time & Location
About the Event
Location: Higgins Hall in Dana Commons, Clark University.
As part of the Climate Emergency Action Week, this free, day-long event is open to the community as a space for discussion on the climate crisis and reflection on the steps we can take to act for climate justice. Food will be served in Dana Commons at 11:30 AM. Come for the entire day or for individual sessions. A family-friendly session will be available at noon. Presented by the Worcester Climate Strike Coalition.
10 AM Climate 101 - A Review of the Science
Dr. Mark Johnson, PhD, Worcester State University
11 AM Promises and Limits of the Climate New Deal - an EcoSocialist View
William Westgard-Cruice, Graduate Student, Clark University
11:30 AM Environmental Justice - a Photographic Exploration
Ema Mehuljic, Student, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
12:00 PM Divest the University!
Panel of Student Divestment Activists
12:30 PM Envisioning Worcester's Adaptation to Climate Change
Dr. Susi Moser, PhD, Expert on Climate Adaptation, wwww.susannemoser.com
Luba Zhaurova, MA, LEED, AP, Sustainability Project Manager, City of Worcester Energy and Asset Management Division, www.WorcesterEnergy.org
2 PM What Do We Do Now? Taking Action - a Facilitated Discussion
Errica Saunders, 350 Central Mass, 350centralmass.org
Alan Palm, Director of Organizing, 350 Massachusetts, Better Future Project, Boston, www.350mass.betterfutureproject.org
Climate Change: Planning for Families - A Special Family-friendly Session
12-1 PM Carlson Hall Room 128
Sammi Waldsmith + Andrew Ahern, Mass Audubon Broad Meadow, Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
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