How Can We "Stop" Climate Change?!
In November of 2021, our chapter co-hosted a special event with
Plymouth Congregational Church
Dr. Jonathan Foley, Executive Director of Project Drawdown (Image from U of MN)
A Hopeful, Science-Based Approach to Stop Climate Change.”
After a summer marked by wildfires, air quality alerts, droughts, and heatwaves, we could all use a little hope when it comes to climate change.
In the midst of the global climate summit (COP 26), close to 300 people joined us for a solutions-focused event, featuring a talk by
Dr. Jonathan Foley, the executive director of Project Drawdown
Note: Dr. Foley's talk starts at the 9 minute mark.
The Central Minnesota Chapter of The Climate Reality Project co-hosted the event with the Climate and Environmental Justice team at Plymouth Congregational Church ( https://www.plymouth.org/ )
Achieving Drawdown - Monday, November 8, 2021
Welcome – Seth Patterson, Minister for Spiritual Formation and Theater at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis
Charlie Cox, co-chair of the Central MN Chapter of
The Climate Reality Project
Keynote: Dr. Jonathan Foley: Achieving Drawdown
Question and Answer
About Dr. Jonathan Foley
Dr. Foley is a leading climate scientist, sustainability expert, educator and public speaker. His work focuses on finding solutions to sustain the climate, ecosystems, and natural resources we all depend on.
*Project Drawdown is the world’s leading resource for climate solutions. Its mission is to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline, thereby stopping catastrophic climate change — as quickly, safely, and equitably as possible.
For an introduction to the topic, explore the Project Drawdown website at https://www.drawdown.org , where you can watch “Climate Solutions 101,” a series of six short and impressive videos hosted by Jonathan Foley. You can also check out the book Drawdown, edited by Paul Hawken.
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