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Webinar Series on Energy, Equity, Health, and Solutions in Relation to Climate Change
February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Climate Change is a massive issue for the current and future health of the planet and all that exists on it. Finding and catching up on news surrounding climate change is often a difficult task because of the broad range of aspects that contribute to and occur because of Earth’s changing climate. In early 2021, HERE for Climate is hosting a webinar series that will elaborate on some of the aspects: energy, equity, power, health, and justice.
Where do we go from here? Solutions for the Environment
February 4, 2021 6:00 pm EST – 7:30 pm CST
The final event of the series is a panel featuring three speakers that focuses on “Where do we go from here? Solutions for the environment.” The speakers include Carolyn A. Sims, Keith Kinch, and Joelle Novey.
Carolyn A. Sims is a Senior Advisor on the Policy Engagement team within the Local Public Affairs department at Southern California Edison (SCE), in which part of her responsibilities include leading the external engagement strategies for environmentally impacted and low-income communities.
Keith Kinch serves as co-founder and General Manager at BlocPower. BlocPower is a Brooklyn-based technology startup that retrofits buildings. Since their 2012 founding, the company has completed almost 1,000 buildings and cut energy related costs for those buildings by 20-40%.
Joelle Novey directs Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA), through which congregations of many traditions across the region — including humanist communities — are coming together to respond to the climate crisis as a moral issue. She speaks widely across the region on the role of religious communities in the climate movement.