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Coast-to-coast climate webinar to be held April 7; Winona LaDuke part of Minn. session

Winona LaDuke

On April 7, the Bard Center for Environmental Policy and colleges and universities will offer 52 webinars regarding climate change, one for each state plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

The Florida session will start at 6 p.m. (ET) with a webinar followed by a community question and answer discussion. It will be hosted by the University of South Florida Patel College of Global Sustainability.  Panelists will discuss objectives at the personal, community, municipal and state level. Guest speakers include Yoca Arditi-Rocha, CLEO Institute; Dr.  T.H. Culhane,  USF Climate Change Concentration; and Laura Stargel,  Our Climate. The moderator will be Dr.  Brooke Hansen, director of USF’s Sustainable Tourism Concentration. 

The Minnesota session (6-8 p.m. ET) will include Winona LaDuke (Ojibwe), executive director of Honor the Earth. She is known nationally and globally as a leader in cultural-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy and sustainable food systems as well as her work  in protecting Indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering.

For more information go to http://www.solveclimateby2030.org/.

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