Local Climate Change Initiative

September 29, 2019 Update: Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and keep going?  Sign up to become a member of our local Climate Action Network [CAN]
Read about our late-September open mic event at Tinderhearth in RFS October Newsletter (scroll to page 6). 
August 2019 UpdateNow that our July kick-off conference is behind us, we're looking forward to re-grouping in the fall by facilitating the organization of some working groups. Stay tuned and check back here for updates. Also, if you haven't already joined our climate initiative mailing list, you can do that by sending an email. (Indicate in the comment box that you want to be added to the climate initiative mail list.) 
Conference Recap: Here are some videos of six major sessions at our July 2019 Climate Convergence Conference at George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill, Maine:

CCC: Conference Opening from Richard Kane on Vimeo.
Includes keynote addresses and musical performance by Noel Paul Stookey. 

Daniel Dixon, PhD, University of Maine Sustainability Director and Research Assistant Professor, offers an overview break-out session: "What's Happening to the Earth's Climate?"

Jeffrey Rudge, Professor of Oceanography in the School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, and senior Research Scientist at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, addresses the question: "What's Happening to the Oceans?"


Drs. Niko Jenkins and Thomas Stone, Husson University, present "Sustainability 101: Building Resilience into Your Life and the Community."

cccGenAssembly2 from Richard Kane on Vimeo.

Mid-day General Assembly

CCC GenAssembly 3 from Richard Kane on Vimeo.

Conference Wrap-Up

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Find more conference photos and an overview in RFS's August Newsletter.

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