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March 7th – Come to Parents for Climate Protection Event in Park Slope

Posted on | February 28, 2010 | No Comments

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Join Parents for Climate Protection and Beth Elohim Environmental Committee for our 4th Annual Family Gathering (free and open to the public) in support of climate protection. We have planned exciting activities for children, teens and grown-ups.

For young children: Tiffany Threadgould of RePlayGround will show kids how to turn scrap materials into fun and useful objects.

For teens: The Alliance for Climate Education will present a spirited multi-media presentation, including music, live narration, video and animation to educate and empower teens to take action on climate change.

For grown-ups, we have put together a panel discussion sure to enlighten and inspire, entitled:

After Copenhagen: The Science and Policy of Climate Change

This year’s expert panel features:

Gavin Schmidt, Ph.D., climatologist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, and co-founder of www.RealClimate.org

Joshua Wolfe, photographer and founder of GHG, a leading photography agency focusing on climate change

Frank Zeman, Director of the Metropolitan Institute for Sustainability at the New York Institute for Technology

And:

Sean Sweeney, Ph.D., Director of Cornell University’s Global Labor Institute, who will deliver a policy update. He has been an an observer at all UN Climate Gatherings, including the recent talks in Bali and Copenhagen.

Lauren Schuster, Environmental Campaign Director at 1Sky/NYPIRG, has agreed to be this year’s moderator.

Date: Sunday, March 7th, 2 p.m.; Location: Congregation Beth Elohim, 271 Garfield Place, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

Kid Activities: Please make reservations for childcare by March 1st with Judy Schneier at parentsforclimateprotection@gmail.com or call 347.451.6498

For more information, please visit us on the web at www.climateactivism.org, contact us at parentsforclimateprotection@gmail.com or call us at 347.451.6498

This event is presented by Parents for Climate Protection in conjunction with Beth Elohim Environmental Committee.

Co-sponsors: NYPIRG/1Sky, Brooklyn Food Coalition, New York League of Conservation Voters, The Alliance for Climate Education, The Green Team at P.S. 154, Brooklyn for Peace.

If you have additional questions, please call us at 347.451.6498. 

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