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Going to Zero: Strategy Session

  • 28 Nov 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • State Capitol Building, Harrisburg PA

Going to Zero is an initiative undertaken by PERC and a number of partner organizations to help higher education institutions connect with Pennsylvania communities working on mitigation of and/or adaptation to climate change on a local level.


Public Forum: Leaders for Climate Change Action in Pennsylvania

East Wing Rotunda, State Capitol Building, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Exhibits open

12:00 Welcome Remarks (Rep. McCarter, Treasurer, DEP, DCNR, etc.)

12:05 Purpose of the Going to Zero Campaign

Donald Brown (Widener University School of Law) and Chris Steuer (Millersville University)

12:10 VIP Speakers

12:25 Stories of Success from Cities Around the World

Kathryn Gwiazdon (Center for Environmental Ethics and Law)

12:30 Local Action in Pennsylvania: commitments from co-sponsors (11 @ 5 mins each)

Chair: Peter Dawson Buckland (Penn State University)

1:25 Concluding Remarks 

Conference: All Hands on Deck: Going to Zero in Pennsylvania

Rm. E60, State Capitol Building, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

2:00pm – 4:00pm

2:00 Welcome: Why Here, Why Now

D. Brown (Widener University School of Law)

2:15 Models for Action: What is Working and Not Working Around the World

K. Gwiazdon (Center for Environmental Ethics and Law)

2:30 All Hands on Deck in Pennsylvania

2:30 The Role of Universities 

2:50 The Role of the Public Sector 

3:10 The Role of the Private Sector 

3:30 The Way Forward

4:00 Adjournment

4:30pm – 6:00pm Steering Committee Meeting: Strategic Plan and Next Steps

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