Join Cathance River Education Alliance and Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust for a a six-part weekly series on climate in January and February.

Please join us for all or some of this virtual series and learn how YOU can make a difference on this urgent issue. Start the new year off with resolve and action!

We welcome Tim Glidden as our Moderator for the entire series! All events are free and will be hosted via zoom.

Climate Inaction and Disinformation

Thursday, January 6th | 7:00-8:30pm

Why, despite all the evidence, is more action to reduce emissions not being taken? Yes, it is important to evaluate your personal carbon footprint, but you should also understand who is trying to deflect attention by shifting the blame to you!

Speakers: Daniel Stone & Peter Dugas

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Maine Won’t Wait

Thursday January 13 | 7:00-8:30pm

Maine is leading the way with bold action on climate change. Learn about the Maine Won’t Wait plan and what it looks like in practice. We’ll explore details in just a few of the many sectors it addresses – land conservation, transportation, and climate justice. Get inspired to support Maine’s climate plan in your community!

Speakers: Sarah Curran, Maulian Dana, Andy Cutco, & Ben Lake

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What’s on your Dinner Plate?

Thursday January 20 | 7:00-8:30pm

What role do food production and food waste play in climate change?
Maine’s producers are creating systems to make local agriculture more climate-positive, while Food Rescue Maine, gleaning programs, and others work to end wasted food in Maine.

Speakers: Nick Whatley, Michael Dennett, Susanne Lee

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Do Something! 

Thursday January 27 | 7:00-8:30pm

Learn what you can do to reduce your contribution to climate change, which actions make the most difference, and who can help you get started. Also, discover how Maine municipalities are reducing their climate footprints and what you can do to support or initiate those efforts.

Speakers: Sam Saltonstall, Ashley Krulik, Lily McVetty & Andy Meyer

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Subtraction is Action

Thursday February 3 | 7:00-8:30pm

With a little planning and intentionally reshaping our habits, we can often do more with less, to the benefit of our children and grandchildren.
Learn how Maine is leading the nation in requiring producers to reduce packaging waste.

Speakers: Leidy Klotz

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Building Resilience in Challenging Times

Thursday February 17 | 7:00-8:30pm

Climate change is here and the prospect of facing it can feel overwhelming. Learn how to turn anxiety into action and inertia into inspiration, and hear how one young person is remaining resilient in the face of the climate crisis.

Speakers: Ogechi Obi and Dr. Anne Hallward
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