Register Now for September 14th Town Hall on Climate

Last Chance to Register!!

Join us for  Climate Emergency: Montgomery County Responds: A Town Hall focused on Cutting Greenhouse Gases Now

WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:30 PM

WHERE: Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veteran’s Plaza, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Global warming has drastically changed our earth, and scientists predict widespread catastrophe if we don’t dramatically curb greenhouse gas emissions. In December 2017, the Montgomery County Council adopted Resolution 18-974, declaring a climate emergency and pledging to reduce the County’s greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2027, and by 100 percent by 2035.

Meeting these goals will require radical changes in energy use, transportation and consumption — and tremendous effort from all county residents. Get involved! Learn what you can do. And hear about what progress has been made so far.

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Join us on Sept. 14th!

-Hear from climate experts, student and social justice groups, and county officials what we need to do to achieve the goals of the Climate Emergency Resolution!

- Have your questions answered!

- Sign up to work with local groups!

- Get ready to support student groups during their week of climate action September 20 – 27!

Moderator: Jacob Fenston, WAMU Environment Reporter

Featured speakers and panelists:

  • Marc Elrich, Montgomery County Executive

  • Tom Hucker, Chair of the County Council Transportation and Environment Committee

  • Adriana Hochberg, Montgomery County Climate Change Coordinator

  • Natali Fani-Gonzalez, Montgomery County Planning Board

  • Danielle J.L. Meitiv, Climate Scientist and Environmental Advocate

  • Wendy Howard, Executive Director, One Montgomery Green

  • Naeem Alam, Sunrise Movement

  • Bill Ragen, Labor Network for Sustainability

  • Jansikwe Medina-Tayac, Blair High School senior, member of Piscataway Nation, Climate Justice Advocate

 Co-organizers:

  • Takoma Park Mobilization

  • MoCo 350

  • 80% by 2027 Coalition

  • The Climate Mobilization

  • Do The Most Good

  • Glen Echo Heights Mobilization

  • Montgomery County Faith Alliance for Climate Solution

  • Bannockburn Reason for Action

  • Our Revolution MoCo

Co-Sponsors and Exhibitors:

  • Action Committee For Transit

  • Audubon Naturalist Society

  • Bethesda Green

  • Biodiversity for a Livable Climate

  • Chesapeake Climate Action Network

  • Citizens Against Beltway Expansion

  • Citizens Climate Lobby

  • Climate First

  • Climate XChange

  • Coalition for Smarter Growth

  • DMV Climate Action Friends

  • Don’t Widen 270

  • Energy Justice

  • Environmental Justice Ministry, Cedar Lane UU Church

  • Extinction Rebellion

  • Food and Water Watch

  • Indivisible Montgomery

  • Interfaith Power and Light

  • Maryland Food Council

  • MoCo Students for Climate

  • Montgomery County Dept of Environmental Protection

  • One Montgomery Green

  • Poolesville Green

  • Sierra Club - Montgomery County

  • Sugarloaf Citizens Association

  • Sunrise Movement