Time: February 21, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Silver Lake Library
Street: 2411 Glendale Blvd
City/Town: Los Angeles,
Website or Map: http://cms.lapl.org/whats-on/…
Event Type: panel, discussion
Organized By: Silver Lake Library & Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Green Committee
Latest Activity: Feb 8
Thursday, February 21 6-8 pm
Green Cities: Climate Change, Climate Solutions
Join us as we explore solutions to climate change on the local level. As cities are stepping up to the challenge, our panel will explore what we are doing and what we could be doing better.
Part of our Green City series on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Habitat Restoration in Silver Lake and beyond. Co-sponsored by the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Green Committee and the Silver Lake Library.
Andy Shrader - Director of Environmental Affairs, Water Policy & Sustainability, Office of Los Angeles Councilmember Paul Koretz, Council District 5. Andy advises the Councilmember on issues related to the environment, climate change, water policy, technology and sustainability, working to ensure the city can meet its present economic, environmental and sociopolitical needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. He staffs the Councilmember on the Energy and Environment Committee.
Loraine Lundquist - An activist and educator, Loraine helped organize community opposition to the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility when it blew out in 2015. She’s a faculty associate at the Institute for Sustainability at California State University at Northridge, where she teaches courses on environmental, economic and social sustainability. She serves on the advisory panel for Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s long-range planning.
Lisa Hart -Steering Board Member, Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance. Lisa is an organizational and community development consultant and Silver Lake resident who used to chair the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Green Committee. She now serves on the board of the Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance, whose mission is to advance sustainability and resilience across Los Angeles through advocacy, sharing of best practices, and community action.