[HCCN] Green Jobs, Energy Use & the Changing Climate - Tomorrow 10-Noon Ellsworth

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Pam Person
 
   
 
GREEN JOBS, ENERGY USE AND THE CHANGING  CLIMATE - 
WHY WE NEED TO ACT  NOW

Saturday, October 24, 2009 - 10:00  am - 12:00 noon 
Unitarian-Universalist Church of  Ellsworth 
US Route 1, 121 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, Maine 

10:00 – Opening and Welcome                    
Pam Person,  Member 
Unitarian-Universalist  Church of Ellsworth   
Green  Sanctuary & Adult Religious Education Committees 
10:05 – The Current State  of Climate Change in the US  and Maine and  on 
the  
Ice in Greenland 
George Jacobson, Professor  Emeritus 
University of Maine Climate Change Institute                                
        
10:25 – What the State of Maine Is Doing to Promote Energy Independence, 
Jobs and Clean, Renewable Energy  and Energy Efficiency 
John Kerry, Director  
Governor’s Office of Energy  Independence and  Security                     
                   
10:40 – What Programs Efficiency  Maine Has That  Will Help Citizens Use 
Less  
Energy and Create Jobs    
Richard Bacon  
Efficiency Maine  
10:55 – Why the Northeast Tribes  Believe Action Is Needed Now on the  
Changing Climate   
Steve Crawford,  Environmental Director 
Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point 
11:10 – Why the League of Women  Voters of the United  States Believes  
Action Is Needed Now on  Green Jobs, Energy Use and the Changing 
Climate 
Pam Person,  Member, Climate Change Task Force 
League of Women Voters of the United States   
11:20 – What Hancock County Towns in Transition Is Doing  Locally to  
Promote Changing Energy Use  as well as Resiliency from the Effects of  
the Changing Climate   
Brenda Cartwright, Transition Town Leader 
Hancock  County Towns in  Transition 
11:30 – Question Period         
11:45 – Why We ALL Need to Take  Action Now on Energy and Climate Change 
Brook Welty, Student  Member of group going to   
Copenhagen from College of the Atlantic                     
11:50 – What Actions We All Can Take  Immediately To Promote the Clean 
Energy    Economy 
Ben Hayman –  Coordinator 
RePower America and  RePower Maine 
 
Sponsored  By: 
Unitarian-Universalist Church of Ellsworth                              
Hancock County Towns in  Transition 
Adult Religious Education & Green  Sanctuary Committees  League of  Women 
Voters Downeast 
Repower America                                                             
          Sustainable Earth Training Center                                 
          Sustainable Ellsworth                                             
                   Union River Healthy  Communities 
AGENDA AS OF OCTOBER 17,  2009
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