Please join WE ACT for our next membership meeting happening on Saturday, February 13th, from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM at WE ACT’s offices (1854 Amsterdam Ave, 2nd Floor, New York, NY).
10:00 – 10:15 AM: Start & Light Breakfast
10:15 – 11:15 AM: COP21 Climate Talks Report Back
11:15 -- 11:30 AM: Member Updates
11:30 – 12:30 PM: Northern Manhattan Action Plan Overview & Working Groups
COP21 CLIMATE NEGOTIATIONS REPORT BACK:
At the end of 2015, countries from around the world convened in Paris for the 21st time to reach an agreement on the urgent crisis of climate change. While some groups heralded the deal, others criticized it for not being enough to halt a dangerous increase in our earth's temperature. Join us to hear WE ACT staff, members, and others from the It Takes Roots Delegation discuss their experiences and takeaways from the international event.
To submit questions for the panel discussion click here.
For background information about the COP21 negotiations click the following links:
- Carbon Brief’s Analysis
- It Takes Roots Delegation Statement
- Via Campesina Statement
- Indigenous Environmental Network Statement
NORTHERN MANHATTAN CLIMATE ACTION WORKING GROUPS:
During the last hour we will break into working groups to discuss the implementation of the Northern Manhattan Climate Action plan (NMCA). The workings groups will be:
- Energy Democracy
- Emergency Preparedness
- Public Participation
- Social Hubs
The groups will discuss goals, upcoming activities, and planning the next meeting. Please identify which working group you would like to participate in using this form.
We are also launching our new community solar initiative. This program will provide technical assistance and information for residents and property owners in Northern Manhattan who are interested in gaining access to affordable and reliable solar energy. If you are interested in this program, please fill out our solar survey here, and join us on the 13th to learn more!
If you have any questions or comments about the meeting please contact: Louis Bailey at 212-961-1000 ext 311 or Louis@weact.org
1854 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10031
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