Monday, March 1, 2010

4th Annual Day of Climate Awareness - March 7

Join Parents for Climate Protection and Beth Elohim Environmental Committee for their

4th Annual Day of Climate Awareness (free)
Sunday, March 7
@ Congregation Beth Elohim, 271 Garfield Place, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

For young children: Tiffany Threadgould of RePlayGround will show kids how to turn scrap materials into fun and useful objects.

For teens: The Alliance for Climate Education will present a spirited multi-media presentation, including music, live narration, video and animation to educate and empower teens to take action on climate change.

For grown-ups: a panel discussion sure to enlighten and inspire, entitled:

After Copenhagen: The Science and Policy of Climate Change

This year's expert panel features the authors of Climate Change: Picturing the Science:

Gavin Schmidt, Ph.D., climatologist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, and co-founder of
Joshua Wolfe, photographer and founder of GHG, a leading photography agency focusing on climate change
Frank Zeman, Director of the Metropolitan Institute for Sustainability at the New York Institute for Technology

Sean Sweeney, Ph.D., Director of Cornell University's Global Labor Institute, who will deliver a policy update. He has been an an observer at all UN Climate Gatherings, including the recent talks in Bali and Copenhagen.

Lauren Schuster, Environmental Campaign Director at 1Sky/NYPIRG, has agreed to be this year's moderator

This event is presented by Parents for Climate Protection in conjunction with Beth Elohim Environmental Committee.

Children's activities: Please make reservations for childcare by March 1st with Judy Schneier at or call 347.451.6498
For more information, please visit us on the web at, contact us at or call us at 347.451.6498

Co-sponsors: NYPIRG/1Sky, Brooklyn Food Coalition, New York League of Conservation Voters, The Alliance for Climate Education, The Green Team at P.S. 154, Brooklyn for Peace.

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