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March 2021

A National Climate Action Plan

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

With new national leadership we have a historic opportunity to tackle the climate crisis. Green Needham is pleased to join Temple Beth Shalom's Environmental Action Committee to host a Zoom meeting on March 15th at 7:30 pm with Derek Walter, the Environmental Defense Fund's U.S. Climate Program Director. Derek will discuss the EDF's bold and comprehensive Climate Action Plan. Since its founding in 1967, the Environmental Defense Fund has grown to be one of the most effective and most respected…

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February 2021

The C-Change Conversation on Climate Science

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Watch the replay of this program on YouTube. Why is is that the hardest questions to answer about climate change can be the most basic ones, like: How do we know climate change is real and caused by humans? What is the scientific consensus? What are the dangers? Is there hope? It isn't just that there is so much information. It's also the challenge meeting your audience where they are. “Climate Change and You” is a presentation that does just…

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December 2019

Brigham & Women’s Host Climate Change Event with Howie Frumkin and Bill McKibben

December 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brigham & Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis St. Bornstein Amphitheater
Boston, MA 02115 United States
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Free

The PHS group at Brigham & Women's Hospital are sponsoring a "Grand Rounds" event featuring Howie Frumkin and Bill McKibben on Dec. 6th, from 8am-noon at the  Brigham ( see flyer with details).  It is open to the public and there is a link  for anyone to watch it online. View the live broadcast feed: https:  //bwhedtech.media.partners.org/programs/live/mgr/  

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November 2019

Film Showing: Paris to Pittsburgh

November 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mother Brook Arts & Community Center, 123 High St
Dedham, MA 02060
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RISE Documentary films is putting on an exciting evening about Climate Change.   Mariama White- Hammond will speak before a film screening of Paris to Pittsburgh on Nov 19th in Dedham at 6:30 pm. The 78-minute film documents "the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States' energy future-and the Trump administration's explosive decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement-the film captures…

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October 2019

Needham Adult Education: Climate Change: Latest Information on Evidence, Impact and Choices

October 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Needham High School – Room 206, Webster St
Needham,
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$25

It has been said that climate change is one of the defining issues of our time. Would you like to know more about the evidence for human-caused climate change and the impacts of climate change that are already starting to be seen and felt? Join us for a fastpaced, up to date, non-political audiovisual overview of this important topic. The discussion will include the urgent choices that we must make in response to climate change. The class will be based…

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June 2019

Film Showing: Paris to Pittsburgh

June 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Parish in Needham, Unitarian Universalist, 23 Dedham Ave.
Needham, MA 02492 United States
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First Parish in Needham, Unitarian Universalist, 23 Dedham Ave., Needham, will host a free showing of the film Paris to Pittsburgh on Sunday, June 9 at 7 p.m. The 78-minute film documents "the impassioned efforts of individuals who are battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards. Set against the national debate over the United States' energy future-and the Trump administration's explosive decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement-the film captures what's at stake for communities…

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Dr. Rachel Cleetus: Urgency and Opportunity — What the Latest Climate Science Tells Us

June 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple Beth Shalom, 670 Highland Ave.
Needham, MA 02494 United States
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Climate scientists are increasingly sounding the alarm about the need for bold action to address climate change. On Wednesday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Rachel Cleetus, Climate and Energy Policy Director at the Union of Concerned Scientists, will speak on Urgency and Opportunity: What the Latest Climate Science Tells Us. The presentation will take place at Temple Beth Shalom, 670 Highland Ave. in Needham. Dr. Cleetus will put the latest scientific findings in perspective: What’s new in the recent…

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April 2019

Local Environmental Action 2019

April 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
$45

Registration is open for Local Environmental Action 2019!  Local Environmental Action 2019 - Bringing together community leaders, environmental justice advocates and activists from across the region to build skills, discuss new ideas, and be inspired for the work ahead. ​ Register today! This is a fragrance free event. ​Thanks for bringing your own water bottle and coffee mug. Have questions about the event? Email us at info@toxicsaction.org.

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February 2019

World-Renowned Climate Scientist to Discuss Climate Change Reports

February 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

It’s Happening. It’s Now: The Climate Reports of 2018 Webinar with Professor Michael Oppenheimer, Princeton University The LWVMA Committee for Environmental Action and Advocacy is proud to announce a webinar on the meaning of two major climate reports of 2018 on Wednesday, February 6, 4:00-5:00pm EST. The reports include the UN IPCC Report and the US National Climate Assessment Report. To register for this webinar click here. After submitting your registration you will receive an email with registration information.

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November 2017

Climate Change: Evidence, Impact and Choices

November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The instructor, Peter Kane, will present the latest developments in the study of human impact on climate change.  The presentation will be non-political and will include choices humans can make in an effort to reverse climate change. Offered through Neeedham Community Education To register online, contact Amy Goldman, NCE Program Director, at amy_goldman@needham.k12.ma.us or 781-455-0400 ext.214

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