Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change: Impacts and Opportunities

  • Saturday, May 04, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Frost Hall, SNHU, 2500 North River Road, Manchester, NH

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MEETING THE CHALLENGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE: IMPACTS AND OPPORTUNITIES



Saturday, May 4th

8:30 AM -1:30 PM

Southern NH University

Frost Hall, Walker Auditorium

2500 South River Road

Manchester, NH

The urgency to take action on climate change has become increasingly evident, but solutions are at hand that will improve public health, create economic opportunity, and strengthen our resilience as a state and a nation.   This program will serve as a forum for discussion on current and future policy options on the local, state, federal and international levels to meet the global challenges of climate change.

Keynote Speaker:            Gina McCarthy

Former Administrator of the EPA and Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Chan School of Public Health

Conference sessions will focus on public health, the business case for climate action, municipal initiatives on renewable energy, and international climate negotiations.  Presenters include representatives from Clean Energy NH, CERES, NH Businesses for Social Responsibility, the City of Boston, Harvard Business School, Union of Concerned Scientists, Harvard Kennedy School, and the Natural Resources Defense Council (Click Here for Full Program).

Sponsors:            World Affairs Council of New Hampshire, Global Citizens Circle, Harvard Club of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Kennedy School Network, League of Conservation Voters

Cost:                      $20 person, includes continental breakfast and lunch

For more information, contact Rob Werner at rob_werner@lcv.org or 603-674-9810

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