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 welcomeTim 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
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
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
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
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 and Chrissy Adamowicz
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.