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MCL Climate Action Working Group Meeting

January 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Marin Conservation League hosts
Congressman Jared Huffman on Congressional Climate Actions & Prospects

MCL Climate Action Working Group Meeting
9:00 am, Friday, January 20

Special Guest Congressman Jared Huffman will discuss the significant climate progress achieved in 2022, and prospects for continuing the momentum in the new year.  Topics will include:

  • The Inflation Reduction Act, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and Omnibus Spending Act, and the support they provide to accelerate clean energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including here in Marin.
  • Prospects for Continuing Congressional climate action as control of the House of Representatives changes hands.
  • Farm Bill reauthorization in 2023 and what it could mean for carbon sequestration, regenerative agriculture, and food security.
  • The Protecting Communities from Plastics Act imposing stricter rules on plastic production, petrochemical plants, and single-use plastic.
  • The United Nations’ Climate Change Conference COP 27 Climate Summit, and the responsibility of countries like the United States to assist others in coping with the impacts and reducing the causes of climate change.
  • Coastal California initiatives from offshore wind energy and restoring ocean ecologies to preserving Karuk sacred lands, including “the mountain at the center of the world.”

Register for meeting here.

SPEAKER INFORMATION:

Congressman Jared Huffman

Special Guest: Congressman Jared Huffman represents California’s 2nd Congressional District which spans the coast from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon border. During his five terms in Congress, Jared has built a reputation as a progressive leader and an environmental expert who focuses on reducing the causes of climate change and ensuring our communities are resilient to climate change effects, including wildfires and droughts.

Full agenda for this meeting:

  1. Opening remarks: Robert Miller, Chair of Marin Conservation League’s Climate Action Working Group (9:00 – 9:05)
  2. Special Guest: Congressman Jared Huffman will discuss significant climate progress achieved in 2022, and prospects for the new year (9:05 – 10:05)
  3. Continuing discussion of Congressman Huffman’s remarks (10:05-10:25)
  4. Reports from community organizations that focus on climate change (10:25 – 11:00)

Meetings are open to the public. All are welcome to learn and participate in MCL’s important advocacy work!

 

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Date:
January 20
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsd-Cvpj0vG9AO4pbSykRuREfxkGuXE2cr
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