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Rockland Goes Green & Parterns present: Community Based Climate Solutions

community based climate solutions

Rockland Goes Green & Parterns present: Community Based Climate Solutions


Community Based Climate Solutions

  • Sunday, March 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Rockland Goes Green and co-sponsors: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Sierra Club: Lower Hudson Group and Rockland, Rockland Citizens Action Network, Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland, 350NJ/Rockland, Grassroots Environmental Education

Community Based Climate Solutions, a free program.

We have less than 12 years to make major changes to our power generation, greenhouse gas emissions and more. Join us for a program about new, next-step, holistic climate solutions for our area. We can achieve ambitious and necessary goals. Our local actions matter. We can help bring about a sustainable, healthy, thriving future.

Topics include:

  • Exponential Climate Action Roadmap: New timeline/targets for local emissions reductions
  • Municipal Resiliency Zones: New concept that bundles multiple suburban climate solutions
  • Roof Top Farms: Adaptable to our communities to compensate for climate related food shortages
  • Retrofitting Existing Buildings For Low Carbon Heating/Cooling
  • Electric Vehicles for Municipalities and Public Charging Stations
  • Regulatory Roadblocks To Large Local Solar Projects and How To Solve Them

Speakers Include:

  • Melissa Everett, PhD, Ex. Dir. Sustainable Hudson Valley
  • Donovan Gordon, NYSERDA, Director Renewable Heating and Cooling
  • Amanda LaValle, Coordinator, Ulster County Dept of the Environment
  • Annie Novak, Rooftop Farmer, Greenpoint, Brooklyn
  • Kim Fraczek, SANE Energy Project, New York Energy Democracy Alliance

Program is Free! Register via e-mail to:
Registrants receive detailed parking and building location directions.

Dominican College, the Lawrence Room, Western Highway, Orangeburg, NY

Doors open at 9:30. Program is three hours and starts promptly at 10 and ends at 1. Refreshments will be provided.


Free to Attend, Please RSVP


Rockland Goes Green


Dominican College
470 Western Highway South
Orangeburg, NY 10962