Local Solutions in Addressing Climate Change

1:00 PM, Thursday, October 14, 2021
Johannah Blackman, founding member and Executive Director of Climate to Thrive (ACTT)
— A Virtual Presentation —

Photograph courtesy of Johannah Blackman.

The Bar Harbor Garden Club is pleased to present “The Role of Local Solutions in Addressing Climate Change, MDI as a Leader” with Johannah Blackman, founding member and Executive Director of Climate to Thrive (ACTT), on October 14, 2021, by Zoom. The Club meeting will begin with a brief business discussion at 1:00 P.M. and the talk will follow at 1:30 P.M. All are welcome to join the meeting and presentation.

ACTT seeks to achieve energy independence for Mount Desert Island by 2030. Decentralized, local, renewable energy solutions will reduce pollution, create new businesses, generate year-round jobs that pay a living wage, and bring the community together around the shared goal of preserving our environment.

Johannah Blackman is a founding member of A Climate to Thrive. She has over a decade of experience in climate change organizing, activism and solutions and is particularly interested in supporting communities and individuals in finding their place within the climate movement. Johannah is also a mother and has worked, researched, written, and spoken about the challenges and opportunities present in parenting during a time of climate change. In September 2021, Johannah stepped into the role of Interim Executive Director for A Climate to Thrive.

This presentation is one of the monthly programs offered by the Bar Harbor Garden Club to the public, but non-members are asked to make a reservation by emailing president@barharborgardenclub.org or call 207-460-8496.

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