Protecting and restoring our natural environment is essential, both to reducing climate destruction and to building community resilience and justice to meet the changes already happening. Join the Climate Emergency Mobilization Task Force for a summit meeting on Environmental Protection, the fourth in their second series of summits: United Actions for an Environmentally Just and Regenerative Future.
Cheryl Davila, Chair of CEMTF and former Berkeley City Councilmember will open the session, followed by an introduction by Amos White, Vice Chair of CEMTF. Here is the schedule of speakers:
9:15-9:30 AM – Keynote by Corrina Gould, Chair & Spokesperson for the Confederated Villages of Lisjan/Ohlone (invited)
Speakers: Anthony Myint, Zero Foodprint; Kevin Drew, City and County of San Francisco; Calla Rose Ostrander, Phoenix Rising Resources
10:15-11:15 AM – Forest and Land Management for Climate Protection
Facilitator: Elaine McCarty
Speakers: Chad Hanson, John Muir Project, Maya Khosla, Biologist, Gary Hughes, Biofuel Watch, Trust for Public Land
11:20-11:45 AM – Protecting Marine Ecosystems
Facilitator: Sylvia Gibson
Speakers: Sylvia Gibson; Liz Taylor, SF Bay Hope Spot Champions
11:45 AM-NOON – Wrap-up
Jack Lucero Fleck, CEMTF Steering and Planning & Logistic Committee
Ecological Protection toolkit
Closing remarks–Cheryl Davila
Friday, September 17, 9 AM – 12 PM
Online: Info/register here.