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Women & Climate Change Summit

Friday March 6, 2015, Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center at the FDR Library, 4079 Albany Post Rd.  Hyde Park, NY 12538

To honor Eleanor Roosevelt’s legacy, you are invited to the Roosevelt Library in Hyde Park, NY for a Summit on Women & Climate Change, hosted by EPA Region 2 and The Eleanor Roosevelt Val-Kill Partnership, in conjunction with the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. The goals are to EDUCATE each other on policies for addressing climate change, including EPA’s regulatory actions; ENERGIZE our daily actions around climate work; and ELEVATE the voices of women on this historic issue. TO RSVP, contact Becky Ofrane at EPA, (212) 637-4302 or email: ofrane.rebecca@epa.gov.

Keynote Dr. Kathleen Weathers, Biogeochemist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Studies in success, Moderated by Becky Ofrane, EPA Region 2

Anne Reynolds & Jenny Brioton on  NY State Renewables Policies and Maple Ridge Wind Farm

Lisbeth Shepard “Green City Force and Love Where You Live Challenge” –

Sustainable CUNY: NYC Solar Map – Tria Case

Yonkers Streetlight Replacement Project – Brad Tito

Climate Smart Community Spotlight: Kingston – Julie Noble

Including guided tour of Eleanor Roosevelt’s home, Val-Kill Cottage, and self guided tours of the new exhibits Eleanor Roosevelt and Val-Kill: Emergence of a Political Leader and the documentary Close to Home with an introduction by Secretary Hillary Clinton

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