JOIN US FOR THE 2018

Cape Ann Sustainability Fair

September 29, 2018, O’Maley Innovation Middle School, Gloucester, MA, 10am–4pm

ENERGY CONSERVATION. GREEN ENERGY SOLUTIONS, SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS. RECYCLING AND WASTE REDUCTION. THE CAPE ANN FARMERS’ MARKET.

TownGreen2025 presents the 2018 Cape Ann Sustainability Fair, Gloucester’s third sustainability fair with added focus on other elements of sustainable living on Cape Ann. This day of teaching, learning, and collaborating will include:

INFORMATIVE TALKS

Speakers addressing clean energy technology, carbon neutrality, locally relevant impacts of climate change, and personal carbon footprint reduction.

OVER 20 EXHIBITS

Exhibits from local and regional leaders from both the nonprofit and the for profit sectors.

DEMONSTRATIONS

Demonstrations on clean energy, home energy efficiency, and personal carbon footprint reduction.

FOOTPRINT ANALYSIS

Demonstrations on clean energy, home energy efficiency, and personal carbon footprint reduction.

A FREE EVENT

Free admission and parking.

DOOR PRIZES

Raffles and items from local businesses.

RECYCLING

Raffles and items from local businesses.

FUN FOR EVERYONE

Food, drink, activities, music, and more!

Keynote Speaker

Getting Environmentalists To Vote

Keynote: Getting Environmentalists To Vote, 11:30AM

Nathaniel Stinnett, Keynote Speaker

Environmentalists aren’t voting as much as they ought to, but some recent trends offer hope for the future. Voter file technology and behavioral science have completely revolutionized our understanding of why and how people decide to vote, and these discoveries present some counter-intuitive and exciting news for the environmental movement. Join Nathaniel Stinnett, founder and executive director of the Environmental Voter Project, to learn about modern trends in environmental politics and why it’s so important for us to vote in every election (local, state, and federal). Read the press release.

Keynote starts at 11:30, Followed by a panel discussion on Carbon Pricing.

Panel Discussion: Carbon Pricing

Carbon Pricing Panel and Q&A: a strategy for reducing emission that most of the world already has put in place but which the US is again lagging behind.

This panel discussion on carbon pollution pricing will discuss the importance of accelerating the urgently needed transition to a clean energy economy, a carbon pollution fee will return most of the money collected from fossil fuel companies to households and businesses. This program creates jobs and positively impacts the economy. Massachusetts has the opportunity to lead the nation again, with a statewide carbon pollution fee, as it did with health care and marriage equality. This would continue to place Gloucester and Massachusetts on its path to a prosperous future led by a clean energy industry and sector.

Dick Prouty, Co-Chair of TownGreen2025 will moderate this panel on carbon pricing,  

Panel Members: 

Robert Bonney: a novelist and climate activist, Rob Bonney retired early from a career in non-profit administration to focus on addressing the climate crisis. He is the leader of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby’s North Shore Chapter. CCL is working to enact carbon pollution pricing at both the national and state level. Rob will kick off the presentation with ten slides explaining Carbon Pricing. Learn more about Rob at rjbonney,com. 

The other three panelists are:

Eugenia Gibbons: a leader of Clean Energy Strategy at the Green Energy Consumers’s Alliance( formerly MA Energy Consumer’s alliance. Eugenia will explain the status of carbon pricing in the state legislature and strategies to advance the process in 2019.

Dan Greenbaum: CEO of the Health Effects Institute(HEI), Dan is a long term resident of Cape Ann and an international expert on pollution of transportation. Dan will give us an international perspective on carbon pricing.

Maureen Aylward: A long term resident of Rockport, Maureen is an Adjunct Professor of Sustainability at both Endicott and Northeastern. Maureen will describe how corporations have started to use carbon pricing as a internal strategy to get ready for more intensive use of carbon pricing worldwide.

There will be questions from the audience in the last half of our 50 minute panel that will start at 12:10 in the library at the O'Maley School.

Our Exhibitors.

Preloader

350.org

global grassroots climate movement

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