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Confronting the Climate Crisis: Global Solutions, Local Action with Senator Ed Markey & Gina McCarthy

Friday, April 29, 2022 | 1:00 - 3:00 PM ET | In-Person Event, ASEAN Auditorium, Cabot Center

Join U.S. Senator Ed Markey, White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, AG81 and leading environmental experts for a special multi-event Massachusetts Climate Summit called "Confronting the Climate Crisis: Global Solutions, Local Action." Schedule of events:

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET  Plenary Session with Senator Markey & Gina McCarthy

  • Edward J. Markey, U.S. Senator (D-Mass)
  • Gina McCarthy, AG81, White House National Climate Advisor
  • Tony Monaco, Tufts University President
  • Rachel Kyte, Dean, The Fletcher School at Tufts University

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET  Breakout Panel I: Clean Energy & Equitable Job Creation

  • Ryan Dings, COO & General Counsel, Greentown Labs
  • Kerry Bowie, Executive Director, Browning the Green Space
  • Mindy Lubber, CEO & President, Ceres
  • Darlene Lombos, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Greater Boston Labor Council
  • Kelly Sims Gallagher, Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy, Co-Director of the Center of International Environment & Resources Policy, and Director of the Climate Policy Lab, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

2:30 - 3:00 p.m. ET  Breakout Panel II: Movement Building & Organizing for Climate Action

  • Sara Arman, Health Equity Corps Coordinator, GreenRoots, Inc.
  • Cabell Eames, Political Director, Better Future Project and 350 Massachusetts
  • Andrea Nyamekye, Associate Director, Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Sophie Leggett, Sunrise Northeastern

All events will take place in ASEAN Auditorium in the Cabot Center and are open to the Tufts and Greater Boston communities for in-person attendance. This event is hosted by U.S. Senator Ed Markey, and Tufts University's Office of Government & Community Relations, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life and the Center of International Environment & Resources Policy (CIERP) at The Fletcher School. 

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