Boston Speaker Series


Future of Nature Boston Speaker Series

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Join us for the Future of Nature on April 11!

The Future of Nature: Climate After The Paris Agreement 
Monday, April 11th, 2016, 5:30 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. talk
Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts
527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA

Online ticket sales for “The Future of Nature: Climate after the Paris Agreement” have closed. Walk-ins are welcome. We’re grateful for walk-in donations of $25 or $10 for students. The remaining available seats will be first-come, first-served, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Please contact us at massachusetts@nature.org or 617-532-8300 with any questions. Thank you!"

The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate affirmed the power of nature to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help communities adapt to climate change impacts.

What role can nature—through such things as carbon-storing forests, wave-absorbing salt marshes and protective floodplains—play in meeting the historic challenge of climate change?
How do communities like Boston’s best use these nature-based solutions alongside engineered solutions, to adapt and thrive?
An hour-long networking reception starts at 5:30 p.m. Talk begins at 6:30 p.m. and will include a closing audience Q&A.
We’ll kick off the talk with a screening of the Conservancy’s “The Nature of People,” a short documentary focusing on climate change and nature-based adaptation.

Register today!

Panelists:
Austin Blackmon, Chief of Environment, Energy and Open Spaces, City of Boston
Bud Ris, Senior Advisor, Climate, Barr Foundation
Glenn Prickett, Chief External Affairs Officer, The Nature Conservancy
Moderator:
Deborah Becker, Senior Correspondent and Host, WBUR
 

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