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9.22.20: A Cape Ann Conversation with Bill McKibbon

9.22.20: A Cape Ann Conversation with Bill McKibbon

David Abel, Pulitzer-prize winning Boston Globe reporter, will interview Bill McKibbon, environmental advocate, author and founder of 350.org, about lessons learned and future solutions considering the climate crisis.

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Sawyer Free Library to launch Gloucester Reads

Sawyer Free Library to launch Gloucester Reads

The Sawyer Free Library will kick off the first annual Gloucester Reads: Many Readers, One Conversation, which will be held from June 22 to Sept. 15.

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The Natasha Lamb Webinar Session

On Thursday, June 4 at 3PM, Natasha Lamb, Director of Equity Research and Shareholder Engagement at Arjuna Capital, addressed her work with national institution pension funds and endowments to advocate for reduction of investments in fossil fuel companies, for both ecological and rate of return reasons. Ms. Lamb’s work has been featured in the Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times as well as CNN and NPR.

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Cape Ann Climate Coalition, June 2020 Update

Cape Ann Climate Coalition, June 2020 Update

Welcome to our second Cape Ann Climate Coalition newsletter.  While we are all working to stay healthy and helping others over this difficult time, we need to remember the challenges of our warming climate continue and unfortunately are increasing daily. If you can, D.O.T. for the environment We are hoping that you and your loved ones are doing well and welcome your feedback or input on the work we are doing.

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Legislative Process in Our State

Legislative Process in Our State

When you see the complexity of the Massachusetts Legislative process it is easy to see why most legislation takes 3 sessions or six years to go from idea to passed legislation. A Mass State legislative session lasts for two years. The current session began in Jan 2019 and ends July 31st 2020.

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CACC collaborates with the Harvard Graduate School of Design

CACC collaborates with the Harvard Graduate School of Design

The future of Cape Ann will be shaped, in large part, by the effects of climate change and how we respond to its challenges. These effects will reach well beyond sea-level rise, ultimately affecting transportation, public services, housing, and the economic health of our communities.

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The Larry Chretien Webinar Session

On Thursday, May 28 at 3PM, Larry Chretien, Executive Director of the Green Energy Consumers Alliance, joined us to discuss how his organization covers both policy advocacy at the state house and launches green energy programs aimed at the community and individual level. Mr. Chretien addressed his lobbying work, diversity, equity and inclusion in climate work, the Drive Green program, and his work on municipal aggregation.

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The Ken Kimmell Webinar Session

Ken Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists, joined us for our first Climate Crisis Solutions Webinar Series. Mr. Kimmell spoke on the theme of “Lessons from the Covid Crisis for the Climate Crisis.” The 25-minute presentation was followed by questions from the Zoom audience, and a final wrap up by the moderator, Dick Prouty, and panelist, Candace Wheeler.

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Ken Kimmell joins us May 21st

Ken Kimmell joins us May 21st

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New Climate Webinar Series

New Climate Webinar Series

TownGreen2025 announces a series of four webinars by noted experts on topics relating to climate change. The kickoff webinar will be held on Thursday, May 21, at 3PM, in an hour-long program featuring Ken Kimmell, President of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Mr. Kimmell will speak on the theme of “Lessons from the Covid Crisis for the Climate Crisis.” The 25-minute presentation will be followed by an opportunity for questions from the Zoom audience, and a final wrap up by the moderator, Dick Prouty, and panelist, Candace Wheeler. 

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