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HoCo & MD Climate Events


SERIES of Events 

June 23 -Sept. 15, 4-5:30 PM -Alt Weds - 2021 Climate&Sustainability Webinars with

Dr. Sara Via - Event Flyer here.

June 23 Climate impacts on insects and native plants: Restoring biodiversity 

July 7 Natural climate solutions: Letting plants reduce atmospheric CO2

July 21 Don’t mess with the carbon cycle & the path(s) to “net-zero”

Aug. 4 Your carbon footprint and how to shrink it  

Aug. 18 Taming residential food waste

Sept. 1  Moderation in all things: Moving toward a plant-based diet

Sept. 15 How well do d

ifferent policies work to curb climate change?  

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Cosponsored by HoCoClimateAction, Live Green Howard, Transition HoCo & others


Tues, August 3,  1-3 pm - Mitigation Working Group's Buildings Subgroup Public Meeting

This meeting will begin a conversation on policy strategies for decarbonization in Maryland. The agenda will be provided before the meeting on the lower part of the Mitigation Working Group website here. Join with Google Meet:

Join by phone:  (US) +1 314-666-2431 (PIN: 460061737)  

Email to join listserv for these meetings:

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Thurs, August 5, 6-8 pm - Power in the Parks - a program in D. 20 to share information on energy efficiency, options for solar, and more with members of the community.  A program that will hopefully be replicated in other areas of the state.  Del Charkoudian will speak.  See flier here.

Thurs- Sat August 17-21, 10-6 pm - 7th Annual UMD Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium.  Register: The 7th UMD Symposium on Environmental Justice & Health Disparities (#UMDejsymposium2021) will convene numerous community members, nonprofit organizers, and researchers for an in-depth examination of ongoing environmental justice and health disparity issues affecting the DC-Maryland-Virginia region. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be conducted virtually. This year's symposium will reprise many of the hallmark topics discussed in previous years (e.g., food sovereignty, climate justice, community organizing, energy equity, law and policy, and others) in addition to new focuses on Gender and Reproductive Justice, Indigenous Human Rights, Health Disparities in the Prison System, and more!